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  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro


    This was my fourth viewing of "My Neighbor Totoro", and I adore it once again! I predicted that it might become a comfort movie for me, which it pretty much is at this point. It's not one of my favorite Studio Ghibli movies (it's pretty low in my top 10 from the studio) or even of Hayao Miyazaki movies, but it is one of my favorites overall!

    This movie is the most wholesome and wonderful movie I know, with lovable…

  • From Up on Poppy Hill

    From Up on Poppy Hill


    This was my second viewing of "From Up on Poppy Hill", and I love it about as much as I did the first time around! It's great for what it's going for, which is an animated slice-of-life coming-of-age drama about two teenagers who are trying to save the clubhouse at their school from being demolished, in the middle of modernization in Japan in the 1960s. I don't have anything in particular to criticize about the movie, but it doesn't do…

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  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and the Last Dragon


    "Raya and the Last Dragon" is pretty much as good as I expected, because I am a fan of the genres the movie uses, and it is executed well! It is predictable, not very original in terms of story and characters, and the humor doesn't land most of the time, but the movie has elements to make up for that. I watched it with my family in Norwegian, so the voice acting was only decent, and I might rewatch it…

  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines


    "The Mitchells vs. The Machines" holds up just as well on second viewing, even after only 3 days! Everything I said in my last review still applies, so reading that first will provide some context for what I'm going to say. With that out of the way, I'll try to explain why this is 5 stars for me.

    Firstly, I admire this movie for being so unique, especially stylistically, and it's really well-made in pretty much all aspects! I really…