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

Recent activity

  • Licorice Pizza


  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent


  • The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks


  • Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo
  • Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause


    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…