a little guy watching little guy movies like a little guy would. they/them.
I am really tired of the trope of self-hating gay men being antagonized as misogynistic predatory evil people in period pieces, and I'm tired of straight men being heralded for playing them. The first and immediate turn off for this film. I don't care how talented Benedict Cumberbatch is, I am so sick and tired of watching the same Hollywood money go to the same sick and tired homophobic tropes. There is nothing revolutionary about making queer people the villain,…
I'm really disappointed in Mike Flanagan's Fall of the House of Usher in what is a terrible misuse of Edgar Allan Poe's bibliography. Why is this a modern adaptation? Why is Roderick Usher saying "Omg Billie Eilish... hashtag lemon?" With a stellar ensemble cast, deciding to make the stories of Poe into a modern day crime family ala an Elon Musk style Henry Thomas performance is really, utterly disappointing.
I am a Mike Flanagan stan above all else. I love…