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  • XX

    XX

    ★★½

    The interstitial animations were beautiful! The highlight of the movie for me.

  • Little Monsters

    Little Monsters

    ★★

    I have run the complete spectrum from thinking "Wow, this movie is fun and awesome" as a kid to thinking "OMG, this movie is annoying and so inappropriate" as an adult.

    ...so this is where I got "over the shoulder boulder holder" from! hahaha

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    For years, the horror genre has had this theme of being stalked. Someone is following you, walking behind you, and no matter how fast you try to get away from them, they will always catch up with you. Characters like Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees thrive on this idea, and the zombie classics created all of their tension this way, knowing they would reach you at some point no matter how slow they creeped. But what if the thing following…

  • Bambi

    Bambi

    ★★★★★

    Watching this classic once again in honor of Tyrus Wong, the film's lead artist, who passed just a few days ago. Indeed, his paintings and visual style inspired much of the look of the film. His backgrounds were a forest I've often daydreamed about escaping to and living within, lush and surreal through every season.

    As I've gotten older, Bambi has become my favorite Disney film, appreciating it past its cuteness of character, moreso on serious levels of ecological commentary, atmospheric storytelling and especially its romantic artistry. Tyrus Wong’s hand helped to create this masterpiece of animation. He will be sorely missed but, hopefully, always remembered.