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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    it’s not my hometown, but recently i drove around the town i moved to after i fled my home at seventeen. my psyche was echoing with jon brion’s “drive home”. that new lens—it stings. in that town, i transformed into a person with agency (i suppose i always had that, hence getting kicked out at seventeen), but that young woman with true independence made a lot of bad decisions. i look back at the hill we parked at the top…

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★½

    to say the least, the news today has been soul-sucking. i’m incapable of shock or surprise, it’s exclusively rage i release on twitter dot com only for the feeling to be later transformed into a profound, hopeless sadness. now that’s not very revolutionary, is it? my emotional exhaustion wanted to write off this review with a joke about ashitaka giving us centrism—like sir, shut up—lady eboshi is a forest-killing, deer god-hunting monster. but then i came across a 1995 quote…

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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2

    ★★★★

    not it almost putting chris to tears along with me when he joined in an hourish late (although i did expertly catch him up to speed to the last minuscule detail) but seriously, it’s just that good!

  • I Care a Lot

    I Care a Lot

    ★★

    some dude (j blakeson) analyzed gone girl (2014) and took notes like:

    feminist thriller check-list
    [] white woman lead, bonus points if rosamund pike
    [] fuck men moments
    [] make white woman psychopath
    [] if get rosamund pike, make her do big monologue
    [] trent reznor and atticus finch-like score
    [] make it gay to be better than gone girl

    and then missed the part where you actually develop your characters, give them motivations, make them charismatic or something, i…

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  • Lovesong

    Lovesong

    ★★★★

    here i am crying my eyes out and my mom thought they were sisters the entire time...

  • It

    It

    ★★★

    skarsgård family: 
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    ┃╱╱╲╲ this
    ╱╱╭╮╲╲ house
    ▔▏┗┛▕▔  we only
    ╱▔▔portray villains▔▔╲ 
    ╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
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