Phil

You’ll be able to tell which reviews are me messing around opposed to real ones.

Favorite films

  • Russian Ark
  • Censor
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

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  • Videodrome

    ★★★★½

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★★

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    ★★★★★

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    ★★★★★

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  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★★

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

    We absolutely need more movies like this right now. More 90 minute low stakes movies. Two young girls that are exploring a new neighborhood, one is so focused on growing up while the other is absorbed by what seems like her imagination, both trying to adapt to the reality of their mother being sick in the hospital.  The only time you’re remotely worried is when Mei, the little sister, goes missing, but you take comfort in knowing that Satsuke is too…

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    ★★★★★

    Stunningly beautiful narrative on the danger of weapons of mass destruction and how nature will always fight back.

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