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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    Just gonna leave this here! 👀

    (I’m never getting over it.)


    (Thank youuuuuu Brendan Michaels u da best!!!)

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    There's so much I want to say, but there's still so much I have left to process after this initial viewing. I definitely plan to write a fully fleshed-out response to this film once I rewatch...

    But for now, I'm awestruck. Paul Thomas Anderson never ceases to blow me away with his subtle, yet painstaking finesse. He possesses such an intuitive understanding of his characters that translates so seamlessly onto film. Every element comes together in a resounding dance of harmonious elegance and fervor.

    Is he fussy? Fucking chic? A genius? Who knows. Bottom line is that the dude makes masterpieces.

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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    I wasn’t going to write another review of this film purely on principle, but given the astounding and baffling response to my previous (and admittedly: brief) write-up, I feel I might as well reply to the male outrage and their combative, redundant criticisms.

    Despite what many commentators seem to think, I do actually understand that people might see The Neon Demon as NWR’s critique of the fashion industry (or society in general) and the way it exploits women. However, I…

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    A prime example of why men should not be allowed to make films about women and/or the experience of being a woman. I knew going into this that I would hate it, but it far surpassed hatred and ventured into the realm of vehement disdain and disgust. 

    Most of the scathing reviews I've encountered on letterboxd have adamantly addressed the problematic nature of this film so I won't bother to waste any more of my time; but suffice to say,…