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  • How Green Was My Valley

    How Green Was My Valley


    So many great characters in the film! Infamously known as the film that won Best Picture during the year of Citizen Kane. I can understand the sentiment but this is a great heartfelt picture. It doesn’t deserve to be tainted. 

    The set design looks so authentic.  I never would’ve expected it to have been filmed in Hollywood. They spent a lot of money to recreate a Welsh mining village.

    I wish I had seen this as a child. The narrator…

  • The Human Voice

    The Human Voice

    Almodóvar and Swinton are fire!

    Gorgeous production values and an always compelling Swinton make this a breezy watch if not a kind of empty one.

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  • The Kid Detective

    The Kid Detective


    Parents beware of the R rating! Just cause “kid” is in the title doesn’t mean it’s for them. Nevertheless many (tweens) would probably adore it.

  • Night in Paradise

    Night in Paradise


    This is a nihilistic film obsessed with death and loss. Yet there’s a real beating heart at the center of it. Our two main stars really bring it. I actually grew to care about them making the violence all the more brutal whenever either of them are hurt. At times director Park Hoon-Jung goes too far in his depiction of brutal violence. He should be commended though for creating a mood of dread and melancholy in what otherwise would be…