Re-watched Pan's Labyrinth last night. Wow, what a movie!
Agreed. One of the 4 or 5 best films of this millennium, imo. Hard to watch more than once every few years, though. I’ve only seen it twice, last time being a few years ago, and don’t think I need to watch it for another 3 or more years.
Also, agreed with TOM that, of Hughes directed films, I don’t like any of them except Ferris, which I adore. (Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains and Automobiles are barely passable; I actively dislike the others. Of films he wrote but did not direct, Home Alone is great. Home Alone 2 is passable. And Career Opportunities... well... it isn’t a good film, but it is hard to get too down on it due to other factors. The others I really don’t like.)
That said, I’m on a Disney kick. Aladdin last night. Moana, tonight. I was spoiled as a child because I was Disney-age when the 1-2-3 punch resurgence of greatness (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin) happened. Moana is my favorite (non-Pixar) Disney film since my childhood.