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  • Throne of Blood

    Throne of Blood

    ★★★★

    Not at all the best version of Macbeth on film, but still pretty entertaining.

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen

    ★★★★½

    I was pleasantly surprised to discover that I (or more likely, my mom) owned the soundtrack recording to this film that I listened to quite a bit when I was a little kid. I had never associated the songs with a movie, but it all makes perfect sense now! The beautiful (though slightly dated) ballet set pieces were a wonderful bonus, much better and way beyond what I would have expected. Impressive work, and an excellent Saturday matinee in the current pandemic lockdown circumstances.

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  • The Phantom Carriage

    The Phantom Carriage

    ★★★★½

    Watched it with my family as we played games on New Year's Eve. A perfect film for such an occasion, not just because of its setting on that date, but because of it's "Christmas Carol"-esque message about doing better with the opportunities life gives us. "Lord, let my soul come to maturity before it is reaped."

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I'm happy to give this film my highest rating, simply on the power of the experience it provided for me and the group I saw it with earlier this evening. I was accompanied by two of my sons, a daughter-in-law, a niece and her husband, all young adults . We all went into the film eager to see what Christopher Nolan had in store, and of the six of us, I was probably the most informed about what to expect.…