Hello, world. I’m MacDara Conroy, and this is my blog.


I rented Amelie on DVD yesterday and watched it last night.

Everyone I knew who’d already seen it said it was great, but I wasn’t sure. I thought Jeunet made a dog’s dinner out of Alien: Resurrection, and I’ve tried watching Delicatessen a couple of times but just couldn’t stick with it.

However, Amelie is a dream to behold. It’s been a while since I’ve seen a movie that genuinely warmed my heart, rather than grabbing greedily at my heartstrings and manipulating them like Thurston Moore would a guitar.

To cut a long story short, I highly recommend it.