Movie review burst #3

When Harry Met Sally Rob Reiner (1989) I will say this is not Rob Reiner's best work. I enjoyed it as you get that nice eighties throwback. But in terms of rom-coms it's definitely not among my favorites. When Marnie was there Hiromasa Yonebayashi (2014) I was genuinely touched watching this. It's quite different from…

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Anastasia "Ra-Ra-Rasputin, Russia's sexiest love machine" Don Bluth, Gary Goldman (1997) It looks very nice, I like the songs, especially the main theme that comes back several times. I also enjoyed the dynamic between the main characters. The superb animation makes it worthwhile, even if the villain is a bit of an afterthought. Hook "If…

Movie review burst #1

About a Boy "Charming me softly" Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz (2002) Another good British romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant, although this time it's not much about the romantic aspect of things, and that's very refreshing. The movie focuses heavily on Will and Marcus' relationship, and it's a great idea given the chemistry between Hugh Grant…

Movie review: Young Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes vs demonic cupcakes Barry Levinson (1985) Another movie to add to the list of those I've seen many times when I was a kid, and that I haeve rediscovered with pleasure as an adult. In Victorian London, young John Watson enrolls in Brompton Academy boarding school, and meets highly gifted fellow student Sherlock…

Movie review: Enola Holmes

And you thought Eurus Holmes was bad... Harry Bradbeer (2020) I really enjoy Sherlock Holmes (quite original isn't it?) and was very fond of the Sherlock BBC series, up until that dreadful last season, so I was interested to see an adaption coming back to the Victorian era. Enola, younger sister to famous detective Sherlock…