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London has written 97 reviews for films rated ★★★★ .

  • Sunny



    An incredible narrative and dialogue driven story of friendship, not only is Sunny a great film but it is also a film that makes me respect Kang Hyeong-cheol even more. His film Swing Kids from last year was an absolute blast for the majority with harrowing elements sprinkled through out. And that's about the same with Sunny. Dealing with bullying and terminal illnesses, but also with undying friendship and kindness.

    The editing and transitions are beautiful and very smooth, as…

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion


    I finally got around to watching Neon Genesis after people have been telling me to for years and years. And the short answer to what I thought of the show was that it was enjoyable. I probably have many more problems with the show than most people I talk to and the pacing and characterization just kind of felt disjointed and sloppy for a lot of it. But I still enjoyed it, loved the last two episodes, and am glad…

  • Anima



    2019 Ranked

    Anytime PTA makes something I'm reminded that he actually probably created the universe as well.

    Perfectly choreographed, beautiful and bizarre, with a very SEXY Thom Yorke, Anima is the 15 minute film that will never leave your mind.

  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner


    Poitier I guess was just the shining light for hope for Black people in the 60s to 80s. First A Patch of Blue, now this, each film cementing him as a great actor and his films as great watches.

    While there was a couple of really weird things about the film that seem extremely dated, like the line implying it isn't a real marriage unless you have kids, or the fact they were hoping to get married after 11 days…

  • Dreamgirls



    Dreamgirls is so much fun! Beautiful songs sung by incredible singers, I am just so glad I enjoyed this so much on revisiting. The best thing I can say about the film is that I love all of the tracks, and all of the Dreamettes/Dreams are glorious singers. Not only that but Eddie Murphy has a fabulous performance in the film as well.

    It isn't perfect however. When not focusing on Jennifer Hudson or Beyonce, the film seems to forget…

  • Swing Kids

    Swing Kids


    An absolute breath of fresh air, Swing Kids brings new life into films about dance. Using a fantastic combination of choreography and cinematography, the film is able to capture seemingly the pure essence of dance and the use of it to build bridges between cultures.

    There are some goofy things in the film to be sure. Near the beginning of the film, our lead character does a dance extremely fast, and they utilize CG to make it inhumanly fast. That…

  • Treasure Planet

    Treasure Planet


    Weekly Film Club Vol. 13

    Somehow watching Treasure Planet, you just have an inherent knowledge that this film is from 2002. Whether it is from the animation style, to the weird music choices, or the single music montage in the film. Treasure Planet is unabashedly 2002. And it is great.

    I love the visual aesthetic of the film. Not just the main members of the cast or the ship they sail in, but the random background characters at the spaceport…

  • Moana



    Weekly Film Club Vol. 13

    Moana was an amazing experience when I saw it in theatres. I always love to see not just a great aniamted film, but one almost completely starring Polynesians. Moana was that. When me and my girlfriend left the theatre we were sobbing uncontrollably.

    I think some of the enjoyment came from the pure spectacle of a new Disney IP with a completely Polynesian cast. However, even after sitting on the film for nearly three years…

  • My Family

    My Family


    Weekly Film Club Vol. 11

    A little known film produced by Francis Ford Coppola, and with an incredibly stacked cast with Edward James Olmos, Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez and more that seemingly perfectly captures the lives 1st, 2nd, and even 3rd generation immigrants to the United States, My Family is a truly remarkable film.

    The film is able to capture so many emotions and tell so many stories, that all perfectly weave together and make a rock solid story. The…

  • Do or Do Not. There Is No Try.

    Do or Do Not. There Is No Try.


    This is a really great documentary. Only about half an hour, but filled to the brim with really interesting facts and a great interview with someone who was there behind the scenes for it all. It seems my favorite type of documentaries are the ones told through the lense of unknown people, and this completely hits that nail on the head.

    There is also always the chance my love for yoda is just too great, but I really thought this was great.

  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland


    Elmo in Grouchland is bot only an incredibly warm film that was very influential on little me, but a film that still bops to this day. I legit love all the songs still, and the characters are still just as fun and vibrant as when I was a kid.

    Mandy Patinkin is a wonderful villain in the film, and perfectly borders the line between despicable and endearing. His dialogue is hilarious and he plays the role with so much gravitas…

  • Someone Great

    Someone Great


    2019 Ranked

    So here is a random netflix original movie that gave me a panic attack and made me very very sad. The whole idea of slowly drifting apart from your loved one and losing sight of all that was good before is kind of a devastating idea to me. And the film talks a lot about long distance relationships and how it wouldn't work for them, and I have been in a mostly long distance relationship my entire adult…