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In Defence Of: Practical Magic

CW: domestic abuse, violence Every September, as soon as jumper weather arrives and the leaves start changing colour, I welcome in the Autumn by watching Practical Magic. It’s a perfect seasonal film, featuring witches, idyllic New England landscapes, and a soundtrack full of Stevie Nicks and Joni Mitchell. What’s not to love? A lot, according […]

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The Lovebirds

Romantic comedy is not a genre towards which I gravitate. It’s not so much because the films are often formulaic and predictable; rather, they usually have absolutely nothing to offer when they’re mediocre. In contrast, a mediocre and formulaic sci-fi film can at the very least offer interesting concepts, production design, or action, but I […]