there’s always that one guy in art school
“you didn’t invent my sadness.”
the past, present, and future intertwine in petite maman, resulting in a coming-of-age film that wraps you in its arms and tells you that everything will be okay.
sciamma gets straight to the point; few words are spoken for the profound messages that are conveyed so seemingly effortlessly, especially with such a short runtime. faced with goodbyes, hellos, goodbyes, and hellos again, nelly walks us through a portrait of a family, childhood, grief,…
Kind of a gen z Mean Girls meets A Simple Favour. It was fun, but it felt all over the place and some of the performances felt disconnected from the tone of the movie at times. There were some good jokes and campy moments that I really enjoyed, but there was also a lot of dramatic moments that felt shoehorned in— if it had embraced the campy aspects more, I think it would have been stronger!
Also I generally hate to…