Danielle

Danielle

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Eclectic with film and erratic with my reviews.

Favorite films

  • Rushmore
  • Donnie Darko
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Lost in Translation

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  • Felon

    ★★★½

  • Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★½

  • The Descent

    ★★½

  • Billy Elliot

    ★★★★½

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  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Brawl in Cell Block 99

    ★★½

    Eh, this was average to me. Vince Vaughn’s accent definitely needed work, nothing credible about that “howdy.”
     I didn’t buy into Jennifer Carpenter as his wife. They just seemed off with one another and incompatible- like no passion there. The film just seemed outrageously over the top. I see a lot of people enjoyed it here. It was a watchable decent flick. Just wasn’t for me. And that’s okay!

  • The Swimmer

    The Swimmer

    ★★★★½

    The Swimmer is  saturated In the beginning with that autumnal -surreal- like-late 1960s warm sunny feel. The kind I would see looking at my parents’ old childhood photographs. Or perhaps the feeling I felt when I first watched “The Graduate.” Those vibrant 1960s colors. The colors that no longer exist. 
      I forgot this film is based on a short story by John Cheever of the same title.  Burt Lancaster wasn’t who I had in my mind as Ned. But the…