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29 March 2017

Beauty and the Sheep

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I am a straight up sucker. Just take my money. Seriously. Take my money. This is the dark truth of my movie consumption habits. A fatal flaw I’ve had to …

01 July 2015

Inside Out

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In a way, I exist between the audiences that Inside Out is pointed at: parents + kids. I’m long since past when my own imaginary friend faded away (RIP Doadie), …

15 March 2015

My Cinematic 2014: The Top Ten

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

02 February 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 31-50

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

25 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 51-70

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

21 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 71-90

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

17 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014

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I started this last year, keeping a list of every movie I see all year (just the new releases) in order to form a definitive set of personal rankings come …

14 November 2014

Disappointed in Big Hero 6

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I had a disappointing movie weekend. On the surface, Big Hero 6 is the perfect movie for me. It’s a cartoon! It’s action packed! It features adorable, beautiful animation! And …

30 October 2014

Halloween Horror-Watch: Hocus Pocus & Trick ‘r Treat

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Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra, …

20 August 2014

And the Molar of the Story Is… – Ernest and Celestine*

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Ernest and Celestine is simply a film of cuteness and beauty. The 2012 animated film manages to be bothcharming and endearing while still containing some dark and serious dramatic moments, …

17 August 2014

The Continuing Adventures of Hiccup and His Vikings

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The first How to Train Your Dragon film took a tired storyline premise and managed to rework it with good characters, visuals and humour. Not unlike the blockbuster Avatar (which …

07 June 2014

Sharp Angles, Other-Worldly Beauty & an Angry Core

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Centered on Angelina Jolie’s prosthetically enhanced cheekbones, Maleficent comes off a lot like its title character: all sharp angles, other worldly beauty, and angry core. The advertising remains intentionally coy: …

15 April 2014

A Dog and His Boy: Mr Peabody and Sherman

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Admittedly, I was overly worried going into this film. Thanks to some unflattering trailers, I actually avoided this film for a few weeks. The truth is that the original Rocky …

09 April 2014

Muppets Most Wanted

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Classic Muppet movies (not the utterly-charming, but still very-different Jason Segel effort) were noteworthy in their fourth-wall breaking absurdity. The muppets were goofy, wry, and wholeheartedly dedicated to good naturedly …

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