cronenbergian child (#horror)
watched in a theater followed by a q&a with Jane Schoenbrun tonight and as much as i wanted to ask a question words still cannot explain how much i love and have connected to this movie even after a second watch!!!! the way it manages to capture this particular feeling of loneliness and melancholy and finding/losing yourself in an Extremely Online world is so special and like nothing i’ve ever seen before. the audience at this screening was mostly older…
I can’t be like you. You’re different. You’re a star.
such a sweet sweet sweet movie about complex female relationships and making your own place in a world that could care less about you. sometimes you need to crash and burn to really rise above it all. this literally made me tear up like every five minutes!! then i full-on sobbed at the end. it also has a fantastic soundtrack that features one of my favorite XTC songs, which they recorded…
society has progressed past the need for white riot grrrl feminism. if i have to see one more netflix original where a character getting dress coded is a central plot point i will scream. if this really was a feminist film the main character would not have a love interest. why do we need any of this in 2021 even rookie mag shut down three years ago bitch!!! also i love that they photoshopped amy poehler’s face onto kathleen hanna’s in one scene. you can’t fool me