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  • Alice Through the Looking Glass

    Alice Through the Looking Glass

    ½

    if i could travel into the past like alice does in this movie, i would go back 113 minutes and stop myself from watching this piece of shit

  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    ★★★

    this would have been much more interesting to me if they had fleshed out the details of the sisters' relationship rather than focusing mostly upon jane's torment of blanche. 

    the opening implies blanche is the jealous one then the narrative jumps forward in time where the tables have turned; i would have liked to see the middle: their rivalry during blanche's rise to stardom, jane's fall from the same, and then the subsequent aftermath. because of this missing portion, the…

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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    I wasn’t going to write another review of this film purely on principle, but given the astounding and baffling response to my previous (and admittedly: brief) write-up, I feel I might as well reply to the male outrage and their combative, redundant criticisms.

    Despite what many commentators seem to think, I do actually understand that people might see The Neon Demon as NWR’s critique of the fashion industry (or society in general) and the way it exploits women. However, I…

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    A prime example of why men should not be allowed to make films about women and/or the experience of being a woman. I knew going into this that I would hate it, but it far surpassed hatred and ventured into the realm of vehement disdain and disgust. 

    Most of the scathing reviews I've encountered on letterboxd have adamantly addressed the problematic nature of this film so I won't bother to waste any more of my time; but suffice to say,…