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  • Lucky

    Lucky

    ★★★★★

    This is one of the most beautiful movies that I have ever seen.

  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    ★★★

    Dora listening to The Cure is an accurate portrayal of Latin American culture

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  • The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

    The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

    ★★★½

    a lot better than I expected (and all of the footage looks amazing) but the big problem with this doc is it does not do a lot to entice people who grew up before or after the heyday of the network (primarily boomers and zoomers) and have a hard time understanding why it was like the Nirvana moment for animation

    Nickelodeon was important and I wish this did a better job of explaining what made its art so revolutionary after…

  • The Thief of Bagdad

    The Thief of Bagdad

    ★★★★★

    Fairbanks would have made for an incredible Solid Snake.

    The way he moves is basically a ballet. He is a silly mime but also one with a lot of heart, and it is nearly impossible to resist. The romance was pretty adorable but I am sucker for the beautiful big eyes of this decade. Special effects in the final hour foreshadow King Kong, Harryhausen, and tokusatsu, all while seeming very convincing for their time. The set design is absolutely immaculate. This is probably…

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  • Shaft

    Shaft

    ★★★

    Letterboxd is going to absolutely hate this and that is probably why I liked it

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ½

    Wow, Greta Gerwig, what happened?