Eva has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★★★ during 2021.

  • Sick Girl

    Sick Girl

    ★★★★

    very cute, a little wonky and doesn't really move quite right but interesting parable about lonely lesbians moving too fast and falling into a toxic dynamic encouraged by a carnivorous insect....yada yada a straight male take on being gay girls or whatever but it def rings true to me....ultimately it really is intelligent about the way that outside forces like homophobic families and monstrous blood-sucking parasites and inside forces like desperation and mutual lack of communication work to turn what…

  • Ben & Arthur

    Ben & Arthur

    ★★★★

    the first truly great film of gay cinema?

  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    ★★★★

    bleak shit! what if there was a capital-driven, family-endorsed plan to sacrifice children to some unnameable, inescapable, quasi-esoteric techno-conservative bloodlust ("part of our world, our craft, a way of controlling our environment"), to have them rot right before your eyes! what if! imagine it! wouldn't that be fucking scary !

  • Memories of Matsuko

    Memories of Matsuko

    ★★★★

    sugary in the purest sense, tilting between pleasurable and nauseating, over-aestheticized to such a degree that signifiers perform a full 360-degree rotation from meaningful to meaningless and back again in mid-air. devotion and abuse, exile and new homes, sanctified, saintly pain and a qualified-false-note saccharine ending (after all, she died alone), but other than that there are surprisingly few missteps. forgive me for being born. god forgives those who found no forgiveness in life (who forgave others unquestioningly). our lives end so many times before they end. again, i was singing