Rosalie Kicks

The old sport at Moviejawn.com - a place that I dabble in film criticism. I need to watch more movies.

Favorite films

  • The Third Man
  • Judex
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Nosferatu

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  • Dark Places

    ★★★

  • 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown

  • Dracula and Son

    ★★★★

  • Girls! Girls! Girls!

    ★★

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  • The House with a Clock in Its Walls

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls

    ★★★½

    "It is not a robe, it is a Kimono."

    I was pleasantly and surprisingly charmed by this film. Before this, I have not met an Eli Roth flick that I was fond of.

    Things that were YES:

    -the phrase: Parlor Magician
    -Cate. Cate. Cate.
    -The weirdness of the child
    -The theme of it being acceptable to be weird.
    -Jack Black: I am a fan of you.
    -All of Cate's costumes
    -The production design: i loved the house
    -Jack's kimono

    It…

  • Passing

    Passing

    ★★★★★

    “I think being a mother is the most cruelest thing in the world.”

    This is an absolute showstopper that has it all: amazing performances, fantastic story, great direction and cinematography. I think it is impossible to not be moved by this picture.