Vakas

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  • Kajillionaire

    Kajillionaire

    ★★★★½

    "Hon.
    Oh, hon.
    My sweetheart.
    My sweet baby."

    I felt like my heart got slammed against all four walls of my chest cavity.
    I felt like the furniture in my room was rattling.
    I've felt less exposed when I've been naked in front of other people.

    It feels almost mortifying to even log it, far too personal, nevermind talk about it.

    July said in an interview “I know how hurtful it is to not feel held. If someone throws me…

  • Shangri-La

    Shangri-La

    ★★★★½

    So sensual, so intimate, so heartfelt that I could barely stand it.

    Goosebumps.

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  • My Beautiful Laundrette

    My Beautiful Laundrette

    ★★★½

    If your only comment on a film about, among many other things, British-Pakistanis, integration, and working class struggles under Thatcher, is "daniel day-lewis 😍".....have a good think about why you immediately focused on the white man among all those issues.
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    "We're nothing in England without money."

    There's a beautiful central romance between a Pakistani man and Daniel Day-Lewis and I believe this was specifically done for me and my own fantasies despite the film being released 14 years before…

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Gay youth absolutely deserve light-hearted gay films.

    I would've loved this film when I was coming to terms with my sexuality.

    It's a damn shame then that the final product is so bland.

    Now I could critique the film on a technical level and talk about how visually plain this film looks, or I could praise how occasionally vibrant and pleasing the film's colour palette is. But then I would contradict myself when I write about how the other 60%…