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  • Pleasantville

    Pleasantville

    ★★★★

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

    an almost-perfect movie that just whiffs it as soon as it starts throwing around the term “colored people”

  • The Second Coming

    The Second Coming

    ★★★★

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    My R.E. teacher recommended to the class that we watch this, when it first aired, so we could talk about it the next day. I remember telling my mum about it, and her and my younger sister and I all watching it together. I guess I was fifteen? There are lines that have stuck with me (the heartbreaking, “I don’t want to,” and the ridiculous, “Frank, Frank, shooting blanks!”) all this time, and even though I remain a hardcore atheist,…

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  • 13 Going on 30

    13 Going on 30

    ★★½

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

    wait so when she went back to being thirteen again she didn’t warn anyone about 9/11?

  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★½

    Halfway through ‘Riddle of the Model’, my girlfriend, who was viewing the film for the first time, declared, “This actually bops!” And I got to tell her, “Just wait—they all bop.”