Micro-reviews

Rules of the game: provide a summary and review of films in 6 words or less!

Girl on a Train:  Hazy Manipulative melodrama.  Watch the corkscrew!

Jean de Florette/Manon des Sources: Malice Springs; rainless regrets; French tragedy

My Week With Marilyn: Ingenue meets superstar; Olivier growls

Cabin in the Woods: Right load of old codswallop

Citizen Kane: Mogul dies, Rosebud lives, spooky castle

Amadeus: Salieri shafts Mozart; God shafts Salieri

The Third Man: Harry Lime zithers around Vienna. Cuckoo!

Casablanca: Nazi escape as time goes by

Submarine: Welsh Adrian Mole meets Gregory’s Girl

Sunset Boulevard: Swanson swansong, Holden swimming, DeMille amused

Monty Python’s Life of Brian:  Naughty boy! Romans 1 Christians 0.

Arsenic & Old Lace: Batty ladies outkill gangster, Mortimer marries

It’s a Wonderful Life: Bailey saved, angel earns wings.  Hallelujah!

Inception: Deep dreaming DiCaprio frowns; audience gapes

Lincoln: Heroic monument, slavery abolished very slowly

Django Unchained:  Tarantino’s bloody hero rides into sunset

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