Sunday, 16 August 2020


Pearl Harbor (2001)
[#190 in 100 Films in a Year 2020]


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1 A Scandal in Bohemia [2nd read]
The first Sherlock Holmes short story (after two novels), and it reads like it -- it feels quite like an introduction (not a total introduction, but a bit of one) compared to the other stories I've been reading lately. Also, I suspected I might've actually read this one before, and now I'm fairly sure I had. It's good though, so not exactly harm done reading it again!

this week on 100 Films

I suppose I could call this post "this fortnight on 100 Films in a Year", because I didn't do a post last week; but that was because there was nothing to share, so it is still a week's worth of stuff.

Anyway, just 1 new review was published this week...

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
plays with a lot of the same comedic ideas as its predecessor — i.e. the mismatch between real-life person and in-game persona — but mixes up who’s imitating who. [Then] they head off on an Indiana Jones-type adventure — again, much like the first movie. For many, this repetition of ideas has been a stumbling block. [But] to me, it feels like they took what worked in the first movie and polished it. It’s still fundamentally the same kind of comedy action-adventure — if you disliked the first movie, there’s no reason this should appeal to you more — but refined.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.