Christopher Robin (2018)

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Christopher Robin revolves around a grown up Christopher Robin who has now forgotten his precious friends of Winnie the Pooh and the gang as an adult. Robin’s work has consumed his everyday life, straining the relationship he has with both his wife and daughter. Put once Pooh comes to find Christopher Robin, he remembers how to be a kid again.

As a kid I absolutely adored Winnie the Pooh, so I was excited to see everyone again. Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, and the rest all managed to put a smile on my face in the film. The film is sweet, however, it ends up being generic, which is kind of a let down for me as a big fan of Winnie the Pooh and friends.

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The Florida Project (2017)

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The Florida Project is a truly harrowing, eye-opening, and powerful film. It surrounds a young girl named Moonee (played by Brooklyn Prince) who lives in a motel with her mother (Bria Vinai) a couple of miles outside Disney World. Moonee spends her days getting into trouble with her friends, helping her mom sell perfume, and wanders around town enjoying life. Unbeknownst to Moonee though, her mom is having a hard time providing for both the them and must resort to doing things that could get the authorities onto her.

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Citizen Kane (1941)

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(Note: in this review I will talk spoilers because this movie is ancient and I want to give my opinion on “rosebud”).

Citizen Kane is considered by many to be the greatest movie ever made. The structure in this film is revolutionary especially once you consider the time it was made. The entire film is told through flashbacks from different characters perspective on Kane – we never get to see Kane through his own point of view because well he’s dead.

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