Sunday 24 September 2017


Duck Quacks Don't Echo
6x04 Episode 4


Yojimbo (1961)
[#126 in 100 Films in a Year 2017]

Blindspot 2017 #9

+ all of the Criterion DVD's special features

this week on 100 Films

3 brand-new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

The Accountant (2016)
if you’re thinking, “finally a film that makes accounting exciting!”, I’m sorry to disappoint you but Chris’ maths skills are really just a MacGuffin to get the ball rolling. What it does deliver is a decent thriller plot, with a couple of twists to keep things lively. It’s also a pretty satisfying narrative — I’m not sure there’s ever been another movie that so thoroughly tied up everything into nice neat little bows. I suppose that’s at least kind of appropriate given the hero’s condition.
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
The second big-screen outing for the Muppets sees casts Kermit, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo as reporters who travel to England to investigate a jewel theft. Of course, this being a Muppet movie, the plot is less important than the crazy comical antics.
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The Muppet Movie (1979)
“The Muppets Begin” in their big-screen debut, which seems Kermit going on a road trip where he encounters most of the key Muppets one by one, while being chased by a businessman who wants Kermie to be the poster-frog for his frog legs restaurant.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.