ella

lover of messy female characters and cinematic sincerity
aspiring film historian & journalist

Favorite films

  • Easy Living
  • Starstruck
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • I'm Not There

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  • Halloween Kills

  • Halloween

  • Ninotchka

  • 15 Minutes of Shame

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  • The World to Come

    The World to Come

    ★★½

    REVIEWED FOR BUFFED FILM BUFFS
    (thank you, Lydia!)

    On the chilly morning of January 1st, 1856, a woman begins a diary to document the happenings of her daily life. Through a measured yet poetic recounting of the mundane events of her morning, the audience is introduced to Abigail (Katherine Waterston), the main character of director Mona Fastvold’s sophomore feature, The World to Come. Adapted from the short story by Jim Shephard, The World to Come follows the tender hurricane of…

  • Happiest Season

    Happiest Season

    ★★★

    REVIEWED FOR CELLULOID SISTERS

    Every holiday season brings a new batch of delightful Christmas movies to watch with the family. The Christmas film genre delivers holiday cheer to big and small screens alike without fail every year. Whether these twinkling movies are delivered via a theatrical release, streaming service premiere, or air on television, nearly all of them have one thing in common: straight people. Clea DuVall is here to shake the heterosexual table with her sophomore feature film Happiest…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★½

    simba seeing scary hyenas be like: 😐
    simba nearly perishing at the hands of said scary hyenas be like: 😐
    simba looking at his beloved father’s dead body be like: 😐
    simba seeing his best friend nala after years of separation be like: 😐

  • The Sun Is Also a Star

    The Sun Is Also a Star

    ★½

    the most entertaining part of this bland experience was the girl behind me farting during the silent climactic scene in a nearly packed theater.