Not quite sure why I dropped this down half a star last time I watched this, because this is truly just about as good as movies get.
Angela Bettis is almost always leagues better than the movies surrounding her, and this is no exception, but its still a bloody good time. Fun characters, a great sense of pacing and building to a climax, and excellent balance of dark subject matter with a funny tone. Not sure why it takes place in 1999 though? The Cheetos and Doritos packaging we see when Regina goes to a convenience store were clearly their modern design.
self-awakening - june, the beginning of summer. steamy and wrapped in humidity. everything in this film is wet ~~~ the streets, the windows, the people, their skin ~~~ dangerously erotic, but not pornographic. very little nudity or explicit sexual acts. no, the sensory pleasure is seen entirely in their faces, those agape mouths and twisted expressions of pure joy (and humiliation, sweet humiliation) ~~~ seeing those faces they make and understanding what they need.
repeated throughout the film are shots…
(This movie definitely has a huge audience. I am not it.)
The perfect movie for Deadpool shirt-wearing, Rick and Morty quoting, all-night gaming, Hot Topic shopping, Mountain Dew chugging, reddit commenting, 30 year old virgin Nice Guys ™ who immediately send friend requests to female gamers when they encounter them and then go to wonder why girls never like Nice Guys™ like them. It's a movie for the gatekeepers, the guys who scoff at people whenever they misquote a Star…