Ellie Mecham

Ellie Mecham

Just an amateur movie enthusiast :)
IG: ells_ink

Favorite films

  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Children of Men

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  • Lady Snowblood

    ★★★★

  • Jungle Cruise

    ★★★

  • Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

    ★★

  • Luca

    ★★★★

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  • Lady Snowblood

    Lady Snowblood

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was lukewarm about some of this as I was watching, but eventually blown away by the sheer beauty of this film. While I first thought the cartoonishly bright, spraying blood was a little much, some of my most favorite shots used the garish red to contrast in spatters across Yuki's gentle face and demure, white kimonos, her eyes burning with rage and bloodlust (the actress, Meiko Kaji, really expertly milked those close ups, like good heavens, she stared directly…

  • Jungle Cruise

    Jungle Cruise

    ★★★

    Solid action adventure with lots of really bad puns! I do wish that 1) the main relationship was platonic (the romance grew on me, but still, meh) and 2) they cut the whole “omg it’s a woman wearing pants” gag. Overused. Not funny. But I loved the Indiana Jones feel. Had fun.

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