Favorite films

  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Rear Window
  • Out of the Past
  • Only Angels Have Wings

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  • Beauty and the Beast

    ★★★

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    ★★½

  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★

  • Nope

    ★★★½

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★

    Flabby on its own terms undercutting everything it actually tries to do.

    If you’ve read the Jason Aaron stories it’s based on the ending is the most simplistic shit imaginable

  • Sing 2

    Sing 2

    Marginally better than the first one I guess. So glad I decided to review these two rather than Everything Everywhere all at once aren’t you. That was good.

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    I guess I'm just going to watch this every few years for the rest of my life and keep finding different things to enjoy in it. This time it was finding Leiutenant Doyle more hilarious than usual and admiring everything Kelly brought to it.

    Oh and the construction, the way the events in the other apartments are used to divert Stewart (and of course us) at key moments or to have him on the phone about lonelyhearts so he can talk straight to the police, a perfectly plotted movie.

    But everything else was great too, is there a film Thelma Ritter doesn't elevate?

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    ★★★★★

    My opportunities for watching films are often quite limited, and often coincide with looking after my daughter and I have hundreds of films here to watch. So I tend to go for fairly short films and fit a few into my film watching days. Which means films like this, which I was always sure I would love, tend to sit unwatched for years at a time.

    Which is a shame, as the long run time that makes me opt to…