Martin Mercado

Martin Mercado

Favorite films

  • The Shining
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Alien
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    ★★½

  • Barbie

    ★★★

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    ★★★★★

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  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    ★★½

    I grew up and played every main Mario game up until the Wii U and I have no idea how this could have worked at all for me but for starters I didn’t like how everything didn’t matter at all in the story. Very beautiful visuals I thought though. My favorite part was literally the Mario music Medley during the animated cast credits(Gusty Garden Galaxy literally makes me tear up), and my least favorite was the forced licensed music lol

  • Barbie

    Barbie

    ★★★

    The message was good. Showing how under a matriarchy men are aliened and how under a patriarchy women are subjugated(obviously worse and putting it in the simplest way for a review I don’t want to spend more than five minutes on) with both social systems having a loss of individualism. I have no complaints about pace, editing. I thought cinematography was good. I love the sets because I love sets that are theatrical and obviously sets in movies(think Ron Howard’s…

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  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    ★★★★★

    Most Pinocchio adaptations are about Pinocchio experiencing the world and changing into a boy at the end. This adaptation is about the world experiencing Pinocchio and changing into a better world for it. I love it and I cried several times.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

    One of my favorite theater experiences.

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