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  • Mary and the Witch's Flower

    Mary and the Witch's Flower


    Seeing this picture, it's hard not to constantly compare it to Miyazaki and other Ghibli masterpieces.

    Well, it successfully (and intentionally) strikes many of the notes that fans would want and like, both in substance and style, while also bringing its own personal flare. The story is well-suited, well-adapated, and I really really liked it, which while being caught up in comparisons, means I loved it. To stack up at all is quite an accomplishment. I look forward to the future efforts of Studio Ponoc.

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    This was quite good. Definitely the best episode yet.

    Very smartly written. Very well acted. More character and conflict than any prior entry, in my opinion. Fantastically directed. Expands upon episode 7, enriching that movie with excellent characterization. Creates a perfect second act to the overall trilogy arc. I hope JJ can close this thing out with aplomb.

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  • Run Ronnie Run

    Run Ronnie Run


    A thoroughly ridiculous movie. Some of the humor falls flat but it's Bob and David and they can redeem anything. The core of the movie--David Cross being a belligerent fool on a "Cops"-type tv show--is golden. I wonder how much Tim & Eric love this movie?

  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    This was just lame. It limped along.

    Stephen Lang was good, but the filmmakers kind of squandered that too.

    The most affecting moment involved a turkey baster of jizz, which was mostly a weird and off-putting turn. There could have been a compelling movie here. Overall a boring movie with little tension and heaps of ineptitude.