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Dumbo (1941)

” Did you ever see an elephant fly?” Nobody talks about Dumbo much these days. I remember seeing this movie as a kid, but I probably haven’t thought about it for years until I spotted it on my list with a … Continue reading

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

“Lips red as the rose. Hair black as ebony. Skin white as snow.” I can’t say I’m eager to write about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, probably no more eager than I was to watch it again after 15 years or … Continue reading

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Fantastic Planet (1973)

“These savage Oms, they’re dirty. They reproduce at an alarming rate.” I was fortunate enough to catch a midnight screening of Fantastic Planet at my university, preceded by several other short films from director René Laloux. After said experience, I’d definitely recommend … Continue reading

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Toy Story (1995)

“To infinity, and beyond!” The first two Toy Story films were some of my most beloved viewings as a child. It’s a childhood fantasy that resonates with you at a young age, seeing your box of toys come to life and have … Continue reading

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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

“Why must fireflies die so young?” Well, Isao Takahata is one twisted dude. I decided to go to a thesaurus and find some strong words to use for talking about the movie. Here are some: disconsolate, agonizing, desolate, melancholic, lugubrious… One … Continue reading

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