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  • Metropolis
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  • Santa Claus

    ★★

  • Orlando

    ★★★★½

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    ★★★★★

  • The Kiss in the Tunnel

    ★★

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  • Santa Claus

    Santa Claus

    ★★

    Santa Claus vs. the Devil is a strange beast; a bonkers Christmas tale in the style of Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, made in Mexico. The first 10 minutes are spent on introducing Santa's slaves...*cough*...I mean child helpers, who come from all over the world and who each share with us some culture and song from their respective area. It's just as culturally insensitive as you think it is. Add to that a devil named Pitch who wants to ruin…

  • Orlando

    Orlando

    ★★★★½

    Orlando isn't a movie, or even a story, as much as it is an experience. There's really no way to summarize or describe this movie, it has to be seen. If someone came to me with the script for this movie, I wouldn't actually believe it was possible to do or to do it successfully, yet the crew behind this manage to do it quite wonderfully. We follow the character of Orlando through 400 years of history and through two…

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  • A Good Beer

    A Good Beer

    Lost to the waters of Seine, unfortunately. Though as far as film demises goes, that's a bit more poetic.

  • Conjuring

    Conjuring

    ★★★

    From wikipedia:
    "In 2014, the Cinémathèque française received a donation from the collector François Binétruy: a short fragment of chromolithographed animated film, rotoscoped from an unidentified 1896 Méliès film and showing Méliès himself performing a conjuring trick. Such fragments of animation had been manufactured from 1897 onward in Germany and France, for home use in toy projectors.

    In 2015, the Cinémathèque uncovered another fragmentary home-projector version of the same film, this time reproducing the original black-and-white live-action frames. In July…