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  • Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    ★★★★

    Easily Disney’s most surreal and eccentric early feature, Alice never quite saw major success on first release, but found a cult following in later years, and classic status even later.
    Alice is a wonderful tribute to Lewis Carroll’s original novel – despite Walt ‘Americanizing’ it a fair bit for his audience. It plays out like a storybook, taking a formula that seems to go chapter by chapter, featuring an incoherent narrative, simply told through various short stories.
    As it were,…

  • Cinderella

    Cinderella

    ★★★★½

    It’s quite easy to see why Cinderella pulled Disney out of financial ruin, marking a brand new, sparkly, luminescent and fortuitous period for the studio.
    As the return to the grand Disney fairy-tale, not seen since Snow White and Pinocchio at the turn of the previous decade, Cinderella is gloriously beautiful and enchanting and is as captivating today as it must have been in 1950 – the antidote audiences required to pull them out of a dark period, and in…

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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★★★★½

    It's the Tarantino we've all come to love - smart, quirky, irreverent and BRUTAL.
    Dialog is fantastic, and the film moves at an enchanting, mesmerising pace with great style and charm.
    Pitt and DiCaprio are an absolute powerhouse!

  • Toy Story 4

    Toy Story 4

    ★★★★½

    An incredible exploration of characters, emotions and themes on a smaller, more intimate scale than we’re used to with the Toy Story saga. 
    I grew up with these movies from the age of 4, and had all the action figures — they were my favorites, and my best friends. I feel like this movie and it’s characters were speaking to me on an incredibly real, intimate and visceral level. 
    Almost as perfect as a Toy Story movie comes — I just wish Buzz, Jesse and the rest of the gang had more screentime.


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