disneydreamdiary has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ during 2018.

  • Daisies

    Daisies

    ★★★★½

    Daisies being among the most feminine films of all time doesn't make it feminist, and neither does its being directed by a woman. Popular works from Japan are often considered the ultimate exercises in "male fantasy," and in many ways they are, but one of their most fantastical aspects is that the women in them mostly or entirely get along, and childishly. That is also a central aspect of Daisies that makes it so appealing, and that this ideal is…

  • Center Jenny

    Center Jenny

    ★★★★½

    Anime is finally real.

  • Vivre Sa Vie

    Vivre Sa Vie

    The most striking and ever-present subtext of any pornography, artistic or otherwise, is misfortune. It is far more essential an ingredient than nudity. As the 20th and 21st are the most pornographic centuries, over their course we have seen the problems of downtrodden women partially sublimated from the hands of mostly men to the screens of mostly men. Under this definition, Vivre Sa Vie is pornography by any other name. It is the ultimate pretty girl film as it stars…