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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★★

    the shifts between laughing and crying in this movie are just literally So much to think about

  • Maurice

    Maurice

    ★★★★★

    on god I really wish I could articulate why this film came so directly for my throat but it’s very subtle. the idea of love as the natural existing among nature and ignoring class divides... the contrast between the falseness of Clive and the realness of Alec. like it’s the mortifying ordeals of being known

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★★

    a 2019 movie in which rich people are relentlessly mocked in a hilarious yet suspenseful narrative taking place around the domestic space of the wealthy house, with an ending touching on themes of ownership and reappropriation. wealthy people praise it and ignore the valuable cultural critique because it’s just that good. this review could also work for Parasite

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

    need everyone to watch this movie just so they can experience the inexplicable catharsis of watching Ian McKellen beat up Lord Denethor with a vaguely disgusted looking on his face

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★★

    Grima up on that balcony after rejoining Saruman really looked like Chris Christie in that one vine

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★★

    Sam walks into that lake like I’m washing me and my clothes! bitch! I’m washing me and my clothes!

  • Eloise at Christmastime

    Eloise at Christmastime

    ★★★★

    love actually who?

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★★

    well, whoever wanted that, you win i guess

  • M. Butterfly

    M. Butterfly

    ★★

    me: never will i see a movie and say 'they made this too homoerotic'
    m butterfly film version: hold my beer

    UPDATE: i am actually so sad about this. how did they fuck up this play THIS badly essentially only by making the entire thing diegetic and removing the fourth wall breaks. it's not a romance! it is a commentary on imperialism! by making it a romance you play into those tropes rather than destabilize them! i am simply bored and upset by this. do not talk to me

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★★

    every time i see this film i'm like 'this can't possibly be as good as i remember it being' and then i'm wrong

  • The Iron Giant

    The Iron Giant

    ★★★★

    VERY tender

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★

    honey... where is my super suit