SamuelMondo

Just a guy with a bad memory logging what he's seen for future conversations.

Favorite films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • An Autumn Afternoon
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • What Time Is It There?

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  • That Thing You Do!

    ★★½

  • Transcendence

    ★★½

  • Thor: The Dark World

    ★★

  • Sunshine

    ★★★★

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  • Jungle Cruise

    Jungle Cruise

    ★½

    60% The Mummy
    25% Pirates of the Caribbean
    10% Steamboat Willie
    5% That bit with Don Fanucci in Godfather Part II

  • Sabrina

    Sabrina

    ★★★½

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

    At some point along the way, the film curiously stops following Sabrina's emotional journey and focuses on Linus' dilemma instead. We don't see the impact of Sabrina's final moment with David (who she has obsessed over her entire life) and the audience never sees the moment she realises she has been left to sail to Paris alone. There is also never any question as to whether her devotion to Linus may have changed based on learning the truth of his…

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  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    ★½

    Good Will Jousting.

  • Son of the White Mare

    Son of the White Mare

    ★★★½

    Belladonna of Sadness meets Disney’s Hercules.

    The innovative animation style - particularly with its transitions - makes up for a stretched out narrative that becomes tedious at the halfway mark. You can see the influence this may have had on future Cartoon Network animators such as Gendry Tarkovsky.