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  • Bashful

    ★★★½

  • Just Neighbors

    ★★★★

  • Sherlock Gnomes

    ★½

  • Gnomeo & Juliet

    ★★

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  • Bashful

    Bashful

    ★★★½

    First time watch: January 2022
    Source: YouTube

    Director/Cast/Premise
    Bashful is the 1917 short comedy directed by Alfred J. Goulding. Starring Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard, Bebe Daniels and Sammy Brooks as the plot focused on well-off bachelor who finds out hes due to inherit a large sum if he is married and has a baby.

    Quick Thoughts
    I'm still new to silent films and comedy shorts from this era but one thing I learnt early on is that the inheriting money…

  • Just Neighbors

    Just Neighbors

    ★★★★

    Stay on your side of the fence or I'll comb your hair with a rake!

    First time watch: December 2021
    Source: YouTube

    Director/Cast/Premise
    Just Neighbors is the 1919 short comedy film directed by Harold Lloyd and Frank Terry. Produced by Hal Roach the film stars Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels and Snub Pollard as two neighbours fall out leading to a destruction.

    Quick Thoughts
    An early contender for my Lloyd favourite the basic premise works so well and allows for some…

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  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★★½

    You can't crush a soul here that's what life on earth is for

    First time watch: December 2020
    Source: Disney+

    Soul is the 2020 Pixar animated feature directed by Peter Doctor and released on Disney+ for Christmas Day. Using a voice cast that includes Jamie Foxx and Tiny Fey this is the story of music teacher Joe Gardner who gets separated from his body and helps trapped soul 22 on a journey back to his former life.

    Pixar are renowned…

  • Big Game

    Big Game

    Lifes too short not to have a cookie when you want one

    First time watch: January 2022
    Source: Film4

    Director/Cast/Premise
    Big Game is the 2014 action adventure written and directed by Jalmari Helander. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson and Jim Broadbent the plot sees the President of America shot down and stranded in the wilderness of Finland with only a local 13 year old for help from terrorists.

    Quick Thoughts
    I recall seeing Samuel L. Jackson doing…