Mary Herrera

Mary Herrera

I like quiet melancholic movies and also loud flashy garbage.

Favorite films

  • Local Hero
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • A Matter of Life and Death

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  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

    ★★★★

  • Encanto

    ★★★½

  • Whisper of the Heart

    ★★★★½

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★★

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  • Christmas with Tucker

    Christmas with Tucker

    Christmas... with Tucker.

  • Emma.

    Emma.

    ★★★★

    As a devoted fan of Jane Austen's Emma, I was practically bouncing with excitement as I took my seat to watch this. And, I'm pleased to say, it lived up to much of my expectations.

    Anya Taylor-Joy shines in the lead role. Other memorable, and particularly hilarious, performances were given by Bill Nighy as Mr. Woodhouse and Josh O'Connor as Mr. Elton. I was happy to see this movie lean so hard into the comedic aspect of Emma, adding several…

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  • The Goonies

    The Goonies

    ★★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 17 - August 2016 | Film #6, Task #14
    A film with someone wearing an eye patch.

    “Goonies never say die!”

    I liked The Goonies a lot as a kid. It’s a cheesy, heartfelt, Indiana Jones-style adventure, and appeals to younger audiences especially with its kids-outsmarting-adults action. Certain aspects, however, haven’t held up well for me—particularly half the cast of characters being comprised of stereotypes: tech-wiz Asian, goofy fat kid, Italian mama’s-boy mobsters, one-dimensional pretty girl, etc. In…

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 17 - August 2016 | Film #9, Task #30
    A film that you encountered while doing this scavenger hunt that you'd like to watch but that just did not fit the requirements well enough.

    “We will conquer this wilderness. It will not consume us.”

    An incredibly creepy and atmospheric film. Rather than relying heavily on jump scares and other standard tricks, this movie slowly builds up an overwhelming eeriness and sense of dread. Suspense is achieved through storytelling:…