A dreamlike cinematic experience with one of the most expertly-chosen casts on record and anchored by a champion performance by Kathleen Turner, Peggy Sue Got Married represents one of Francis Ford Coppola’s most mature and realistic films! Brilliant! Plus, look at Nic Cage and Jim Carrey, baby-faced and doing doo-wop!
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I watched this for the first time since probably some time in elementary school, the day before Valentine’s Day, and I have to say that it was pretty darn good! All of the segments had great animation, with my personal favourites still being Peter and the Wolf and Casey at the Bat, but I also rather enjoyed After You’ve Gone which is not as sad as I thought it was and All the Cats Join In, which has some of…
So yet again, I’m late for the party! But once I did get around to watching The Farewell, I was not disappointed in the slightest!
The Farewell is a tenderly-crafted, beautifully-framed and brilliantly-acted piece of cinematic magic, and most of that is due in large part to Lulu Wang’s committed craftsmanship. Awkwafina’s stellar lead turn as Billi, and the lovely supporting work of Zhao Shu-zhen as Billi’s grandmother Nai Nai are also key ingredients in the film’s success.
This short is one of my personal favourite Mickey cartoons! Big fan of the scene where Goofy tries to get the peas on the knife, as well as Willie’s insistence on wanting to turn into a pink bunny rabbit.
MVP Honours go to Ludwig von Drake for wrestling away the narrator duties from Creepy Ventriloquist Dummies Guild President Charlie McCarthy.