Emily Anderton

Emily Anderton

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Emily, 26, MA film grad, UK.

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  • Kick-Ass

    Kick-Ass

    ★★★

    It somehow hadn't occured to me at any point in the 10 years since I last saw this that I wouldn't love it anymore, but I realised within the first 5 minutes of pressing play today (and am honestly a little embarrassed that I've had this as one of my few 5-star films all these years.) Hit Girl and Big Daddy are still the highlights for me but I remembered them being in it more. Watching this aged 15 at…

  • Frozen II

    Frozen II

    ★★★★

    It could be 90 minutes of AAAAaaaaAaaaaaaaaaa and I would be satisfied. The Show Yourself sequence is really great! I wish I could sing.

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  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

    The Young Girls of Rochefort

    ★★★★

    If you don't enjoy this film then you don't enjoy happiness.

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    ★★★★★

    This is the first Peter Greenaway film I've seen, even though for a while now he's been one of those filmmakers I knew I would love (based just on seeing stills from his films). So I was a bit nervous to watch one of his films in case he wasn't as great as I'd already made him in my mind! Fortunately, that did not happen, and I really loved this film. It disturbed me in a way I've not experienced before, and Michael Gambon's character is surely one of the most loathsome in film history, but brilliantly played. Looking forward to watching The Draughtsman's Contract next.