Anastasia Esther

Anastasia Esther

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Here for the Docs and the Gays

Favorite films

  • Tickled
  • Coded Bias
  • Paper Moon
  • The Terminal

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  • Visions of Light

    ★★★★

  • The Field

    ½

  • Scopophobia

    ★★★★½

  • Oh My Homeland

    ★★★½

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  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    Quarantine film 41 / ?
    I have to start by saying that I do not tend to enjoy Tarantino's work. So if that start will bother you, the rest will too. I am very suspicious anytime a person from outside the Holocaust Effected Community (Jews, Sinti/Roma, descendants of survivors) makes a film about the holocaust and I am especially suspicious when that film is a fictionalized account. See my review of Jacob Der Luger for more on that.
    So. Let's…

  • Cuties

    Cuties

    ★★★★★

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    Alright, here it is The 2,000-word film review no one asked for.
    I will be breaking apart CUTIES in 3 parts - the controversy, the film itself, and the point. Many times these will overlap, but just note that these are 3 separate concepts relating to the film.

    The controversy
    It is idiotic to judge a film based on one poster. I readily agree that the poster is hogwash, both…