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  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence


    “They all lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world, where the real thing was never said or done or even thought, but only represented by a set of arbitrary signs…”

    What I should’ve probably said somewhere in the Winona paragraph of my Edward Scissorhands review is that even though her character wasn’t very typical of her filmography at the time, the material certainly was. She plays a similarly thankless role here (“innocent of all these intrigues; and much else. She…

  • The Beaver

    The Beaver


    "I'm the beaver, Walter, and I'm here to save your god damn life…"

    When I heard the news about Anton Yelchin this was the first movie that came to mind, perhaps just because I've been meaning to watch it since Money Monster (if only just to post my old review of it, below, which I was quite pleased with at the time). This was and probably still is my favourite movie of 2011 (it may be a close tie with…

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  • Miranda



    "Yours is the sweetest, loveliest reflection that I've had, but it's not mine…"

    "You've got the face of a child, but your eyes are old… they're not even yours."

    I vaguely remembered this as sort of being peak Christina Ricci in a way, but I expected it to turn out to be purely physical. Those two lines tho (one from her character, one from John Sim's) hopefully illustrate that this isn't so. While the movie surrounding her is very early…

  • The Last of the High Kings

    The Last of the High Kings


    "Mam - you - are raving…"

    "I hope I get bewitched by 'em all…"

    I didn't think I'd write any more on this since I only watched it last year but, dang, I was really harsh on it last time, so harsh that I have to say how much more I enjoyed it today. Yes, Jared Leto's accent is shocking, but god, it's still him at his absolute beautiful peak, same for Christina Ricci, and I just love this beautiful…

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  • The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

    The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea


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

    Someone reminded me how much I love this film today (it doesn't take much really) n I figured I should explain here since it's in my 4 favourites… this is just a copy paste of a review I wrote last year when it came out on blu-ray…

    The Little Mermaid II is honestly turning into one of my favourite movies in a very serious way. There are too many abominable reviews of it out there and I've been meaning to…

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


    "Some of us just decided to do something about it."

    Like Episode 7 had Luke, Leia and Han etc, this too has a gimmick I can't even begin to talk about yet, but which was enough to have me doubting my first impression since it was so distractingly joyous. Let's just say the uncanny valley has been thoroughly breached with this movie... if only for technical reasons, I'm sure this thing has profound value as to where it stands in…