Actor: Alan Rickman

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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I was eagerly looking forward to Tim Burton’s take on Lewis Carroll all through 2009, but by the time it was finally released in Tokyo, in April of 2010, the marketing over-exposure had put me right off it, and I never got around to seeing it in the theater. However, it did inspire me to […]


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

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I first saw Sweeney Todd on a flight from Tokyo to London. I was a bit surprised that they were showing such a gory film as an in-flight movie, but it was Virgin Airlines after all. At the time I didn’t care much for it. I loved the production design, which is probably the best […]


Truly Madly Deeply (1990)

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I remember seeing a review of Truly Madly Deeply when it was first released and being interested in it, but it took my nearly 20 years to actually get a copy and watch it. Truly Madly Deeply is at least 100 times better than Ghost, another film from the same year about a woman who […]


Random Quote

“I'm going to be a lady if it kills me.”
-Kitty Packard (Jean Harlow)
from Dinner At Eight