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  • Inception
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Passion of the Christ
  • The Princess Bride

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★★

  • The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

  • The Hunger Games

    ★★★★

  • Men in Black

    ★★★

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★★

    I don’t know how Hollywood made a movie this based just 20 years ago.

    The very opening scene about the background of the ring almost seems a bit unrealistic but then I realised that it has that quality of legend-it’s telling a story from 3000 years ago after all. Then the introduction to the shire makes me want to live a simple life and return to farm. Basically the first half of this feels like a whole movie on its…

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

    Every scene of this movie is just so thick. The soundtrack is as well. Every time I watch it I find a joke or an actual plot point that I missed last time. Also the body count is very high for a kids movie.

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  • The Passion of the Christ

    The Passion of the Christ

    ★★★★★

    I usually watch this film around this time of year and there’s always something new for me to notice every time. This time I noticed how Judas seems to get a chance to repent when he meets Jesus on the way to the Sanhedrin. And how John and Peter call Mary “mother”. And how every character who really gazes upon Christ is changed; from Simon of Cyrene to Barabbas to the guard who had his ear chopped off. 
    Then beyond…

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games

    ★★★★

    This movie, and the whole world it’s set in, gets darker the more you think about it. It might not seem like Jennifer Lawrence is acting very well but I think she captures the awkwardness and general not-that-likeable-but-somehow-you’re-going-for-her-ness of the book Katniss. Katniss shows her character in the most important parts of the story.