Michael Hutchins

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Favorite films

  • Vertigo
  • The 400 Blows
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Seven Samurai

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  • Home Away from Home

    ★★★

  • Perfect Image?

    ★★½

  • Menus Plaisirs – Les Troisgros

    ★★★★

  • Under the Cherry Moon

    ★★½

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  • Bergman's Ghosts

    Bergman's Ghosts

    ★★

    There’s no reason in 2021 for a film to look and sound this bad. Sure, it was shot on Super 8, which must have been an artistic choice, but if you can’t focus a camera and record audio that can be understood, what’s the point?

  • Fox Film

    Fox Film

    ★★★½

    I'd listen to Isabella Rossellini read the contents of a cereal box, so it's not surprising that I enjoyed her short film about how humans created a domestic fox by selective breeding. Loved the drawings too!

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  • Don't Play Us Cheap

    Don't Play Us Cheap

    ★★★★½

    The acting in Don't Play Us Cheap is community theater and Oscar worthy. The set design is cheap and magical. The songs are cliché and brilliant. The camerawork is clumsy and extraordinary. The dialogue is banal and poignant. One moment I was cringing in disbelief and the next I was transported to cinematic heaven. There is more honesty in one minute of Don't Play Us Cheap than there is in the whole 129 minutes of La La Land. The lyrics…

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★★

    How many movies can you watch with a great fat silly grin on your face throughout?