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  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★½

    a completely middling effort, sadly, following the Marvel origin template exactly but for the gender of the protagonist

    comic sidekicks: ☑️☑️☑️
    training sequence: ☑️
    losing early battle: ☑️
    questioning old beliefs: ☑️☑️
    forming new alliances: ☑️☑️
    hero/heroes finally coming into their own, more powerful than before:☑️

    my full review

  • Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

    Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

    ★½

    I experienced deja vu while watching this one so I may have seen it as a baby cinephile or at least clips of it while becoming fascinated with the Oscars. But what a slog! At least William Holden takes his shirt off and Jones wears lovely cheongsams.

    Written up as part of the Jennifer Jones Centennial at The Film Experience

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  • Pride

    Pride

    ★★★★★

    i dont think i could love this movie more. "where are my lesbians!" 1000% the year's most underappreciated underseen triumph.

  • Princess Cyd

    Princess Cyd

    ★★★★

    I cried and cried. The grace of this thing. So deceptively mellow before you realize how hard its holding your heart.