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  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Return to Oz
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  • The Blue Umbrella

    ★★★★★

  • WandaVision

    ★★★½

  • Into the Inferno

    ★★

  • Ali-Baba Bound

    ★★★★½

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  • The Blue Umbrella

    The Blue Umbrella

    This is an example of a Pixar short.

    It is simple, heartfelt, poignant, says a lot while saying little, and leaves you with feel-good mushy emotions. And does it all by bringing inanimate objects to life.

    THE RED BALLOON feels like an influence on this. But regardless, it's very good.

  • WandaVision

    WandaVision

    “It was Agatha all along!”

    To be honest, I initially had no interest in watching this series. But after being told it’s required viewing in order to understand DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS, I decided to finally check it out.

    WANDAVISION tells an interesting story that mostly exists to make use to the episode-format. But once its questions are answered, some of it starts to crumble under its own weight.

    The first three episodes begin as a fictional…

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  • Joker

    Joker

    "In a character-study movie, it's only interesting if you're actually willing to study the character."
    -Jenny Nicholson

    Watching this movie projected in glorious 70mm, even though I know it wasn't shot that way, is a charming experience. That wonderful texture of celluloid that succeeds in making this feel like an '80's period piece, the feeling of the projected image, the cigarette burns in the top right corner. This is such a key part of what makes cinema what it is,…

  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    This is a REALLY good movie!

    Trance-like pace, haunting camerawork and set design, one of the few films where you really notice lighting. Initially I thought this would be a style-over-substance film, but to my surprise, I actually got invested in the story and cared about the characters. Jessica Harper is really good. Considering how little depth the script gives her as well as some bad dialog, she's able to become a charismatic lead you care about with just her…