anyway stream the spider-man: turn off the dark 2.0 bootleg on youtube 💝
tw // eating disorders, body dysmorphia
on june 24th, 1952, lilli, a popular, sexually forward, sassy and assertive working woman was given life in a filler comic strip for bild-zeitung, a hamburg newspaper by the german artist, reinhard beuthien. 3 years later, her popularity would see her transformed into a doll, marketed as a novelty adult gag gift due to the comic strip’s mature nature. she had a thin frame, pouty red cupid bow lips, half lidded demure eyes with…
it’s visually stunning, that’s a sentiment i can certainly agree with but i have to say i’m pretty disappointed, i was intrigued by this as a beauty and the beast adaptation, the homage to the ballroom scene in disney’s beauty and the beast being simultaneously a highlight of the film’s strengths and its weaknesses.
just incredibly odd narrative framing, i was operating under the assumption this was a romance film, it is after all, a beauty and the beast adaptation…