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  • Kiki's Delivery Service
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  • Son of the White Mare
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  • See How They Run

    ★½

  • The Saragossa Manuscript

    ★★★★★

  • Grease

  • Elvis

    ★★★★

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  • See How They Run

    See How They Run

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Was about to cheer my head off thinking that, in what would have justified the clever by half meta text, the film was gonna commit to those hints that Agatha Christie was the killer. I’ll have to settle for a top tier Saoirse Ronan and said author being played by Shirley Henderson as a half cognitive coot who accidentally poisons her own butler (also got a great kick out of Harris Dickinson’s Richard Attenborough). Still, though it at gets its…

  • The Saragossa Manuscript

    The Saragossa Manuscript

    Funnest time I’ve had watching a movie in years - watching with two of my best friends just made it better - and even at three hours, the seams never ripped. I could care less what the nesting doll plot and backdrop truly means, I laughed my lungs into a coughing fit about three separate times when I wasn’t losing myself in those delectable black and white vistas. Maybe it’s because I’m biologically drawn to picaresques or maybe it’s because…

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  • The Blind Side

    The Blind Side

    Studio Exec: So, you hear about this Michael Oher guy, defensive line for the Baltimore Ravens?

    Me: Yeah, incredible story. Guy brought himself out of poverty with his sheer skill and determination, made it to the NFL!

    Studio Exec: Epic! Good thing he had the help of a wise, God-fearing white woman played oh so lovably by Sandra Bullock!

    Me: Whoa - no, no, Chad, please don't take this where I think you -

    Studio Exec: Oh, yes. Her journey…

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    For Your Consideration: this film's trailer for Best Live Action Short Film