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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    ★★★★★

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

    Film #1 of November 2017 Scavenger Hunt
    Task #21: A film you weren't allowed to watch as a child

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    My top 100 of all time has been getting a bit unwieldy and I'm not sure how I feel about the current rankings, so for the next little while I'll be re-watching a lot of films in the top 50 so that I can be sure that the list can be more accurate. I've chosen The Good,…

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

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★★

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

    Film #11 of Scavenger hunt 34
    Task #8: A best cinematography Oscar winning film

    Extended Edition
    Something I love about this trilogy that I only realized on this viewing is that each film, despite the same cast and crew, has multiple unique aspects that are absent in the other two. As I review the other two films this week I'll list these aspects. Considered as part of the whole, Fellowship is the most unique of the three, with:
    -The lovely…

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  • Piper

    Piper

    ★★★★½

    Watched on my sister's Disney+. I've been opposed to Disney cause I hate what they've done to Star Wars and what they're going to do to the film industry but turns out I'm a massive hypocrite cause I was just excited about so many Saturday Disney cartoons being easily available. Pointless takes aside, I'm on a teaching placement right now in a grade 1/2 class and I couldn't stop connecting this to the kids I've grown so very attached to…

  • Dolemite Is My Name

    Dolemite Is My Name

    ★★★

    64/100

    I didn't laugh at all, guess I don't quite get African American humour, but Dolemite is My Name was a fine and engaging watch at least. I've never been particularly succesful so maybe that impacted my connection to this film lol

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★½

    Film #4 of December 2017 Scavenger Hunt
    Task #25: A film you think is going to be nominated for an Oscar this year

    Quite possibly my least favourite of the franchise. It betrayed the spirit of certain characters, tried to juggle 5 different plotlines when only 2 of them were kind of interesting, and threw out a dozen different themes without any of them working and few even having proper resolution. I literally didn't know how I felt about it until I had the urge to kick a nearby bush

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★½

    I think of myself as a history dork so I was a bit worried that I'd be put off by this film's lack of reverence towards the actual events, but The Favourite was so aware of that and went out of its way to be irreverent that I loved it so much more for it. Absolutely brilliant cast, stoked for the acclaim for the three women, Nicholas Hoult isn't getting enough love, everything he said was hilarious. Costume and production…