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  • Flash Gordon

    Flash Gordon

    Rating deferred because, although we do review this on this week's Cinema Eclectica, I couldn't find a screening or a copy in time for the show and had to comment based on fuzzy, fond childhood memories. And if you're going to do that about any film, it might as well be this one. Gordon's alive? You bet.

  • Knock Down the House

    Knock Down the House


    52 films by women 2020: 65/52.

    Watched this with my dad, who was hitherto unaware of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and even he guessed she'd be the one who wins before it ended, which does back up the point in my initial review that we could have done with hearing more from the other three candidates. Fortunately, we soon will - Paula Jean Swearingin and Cori Bush just won their respective primaries, and Bush is in such a solidly Democratic district that…

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  • Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit


    Too often, when we wonder who the Greatest Living Englishman is, we forget that Nick Park asked Dreamworks for thirty million dollars to make an internationally-released feature-length film about marrow-growing contests in Lancashire and they said yes.

  • Pride



    I was going to add a caveat to this review, to say that perhaps it wasn't a 4.5 film, but if you're queer, or if you're from one of those towns - you know, the ones with shops that you've never seen without the shutters down, the ones whose people are said to be "workshy" by people on TV despite the fact that some of the older residents still have scars on their head that they got from literally, physically…