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  • Taylor Swift City of Lover Concert

    Taylor Swift City of Lover Concert

    ★★★★

    Is it really a Taylor Swift concert if I don't sob uncontrollaby?

  • Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows

    Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows

    ★★★½

    "No, mama, I'm not running out on you. I love you. I love you more than anybody".

    Originally, I was going to give this a lower rating (it's a tv movie after all), but the last twenty minutes hit too close to home. All through the film, the idea of telling Judy's story through her daughter's eyes seems rather absurd (given the many parts of Judy's life that Lorna wasn't a part of), but it somehow makes sense towards the…

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  • Ménilmontant

    Ménilmontant

    ★★★½

    Film School Drop Outs 2019
    Week 3: French Impressionism (1918-1929)
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    This was my first time wathing a silent film that completely lacked intertitles (the only other example I can think of a filmmaker doing this is Murnau in The last laugh, and even that had a few) and I was honestly surprised at how easily it could be understood and its fast pace.

    Its immense beauty is undeniable. Some sequences come across as empty and emotionally distant and one has…

  • The Adventures of Robin Hood

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    ★★★½

    Film School Drop Outs - Week 4: Swashbuckler.

    I had very low expectations for this one but it turned out to be hella entartaining and -although not always intentional- hilarious. Errol Flynn's joyous performance is entrancing, his cheeky manners, witty lines and fascinating jumps and movements make it impossible to look away everytime he enters the scene.

    It's shot beautifully, the costumes, settings and vibrant colours work perfectly to narrate this medieval, yet timeless tale.Olivia de Havilland is lovely -as…