Ella Keymer

film/cultural studies student at gabe day-lewis's alma mater.

Favorite films

  • Rushmore
  • What We Do in the Shadows
  • Strange Days
  • The Florida Project

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  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★½

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    ★★★★

  • The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks

    ★★★★

  • Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

    ★★★★

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  • Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause

    ★★★★½

    Watched in theatre as part of the TCM series, and to describe James Dean as iconic would be an understatement. 

    As someone who has never seen the film before, I feel as though I have seen the children and echos of Rebel Without a Cause. The film’s borderline-obsessive fixation with the identity of the youth is it’s strength and weakness—for teenagers without a voice, overdramatization is a means for survival. Punches of passionate reds throughout the film punctuate the aggression and…