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Oct
11th
2015

Review: Tokyo Godfathers (2003) · 2:55am Oct 11th, 2015

Proving once more he was not to be pigeonholed, Satoshi Kon followed his sweeping epic Millennium Actress with a low-key, whimsical and heartfelt dramedy focusing on three homeless misfits, whom, on Christmas Eve, discover an abandoned baby, which sends the trio on a madcap journey through the backstreets of Tokyo, encountering everything from Yakuza to Latin American migrant workers in a story that not only manages to make you laugh, but also is a deeply heartfelt story of how the trio

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Jan
10th
2018

Random Ramblings CCXXI · 8:15am Jan 10th, 2018

IN WHICH ONE IS ALWAYS LEARNING
Over the past week, I rented at the public library three of the greatest movies ever made -- the first two Godfather films and The Seven Samurai. I enjoyed the hell out of all of them. It makes me wonder what if anything they can teach me about how to improve my own writing. Let's find out...

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Sep
21st
2015

Review: The Godfather (1972) · 12:55am Sep 21st, 2015

Coppola’s magnum opus continues to remain one of the definitive films about the Mafia, the American dream, and simply one of the greatest films ever made, outright.

A sprawling, 3 hour meditation and examination of the Corleone family, The Godfather serves as a study of not only the dynamics of mid-1940s Italian mob families, but also a study on such varied topics as manhood, the American Dream, greed, ambition and vengeance.

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Mar
10th
2016

Zootopia (2016) · 9:36am Mar 10th, 2016

Changelings. They can turn into all sorts of ponies. I often wonder though why it is we never see them transform into anything else. I mean I think it would be hilarious to see one look like the last box of cereal on the shelf and when some kid goes to grab it it transforms last second into Flim who then tips his hat and slowly walks away.

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