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  • Happy Birthday, Marsha!

    ★★★★½

  • Grandma

    ★★★

  • A Quiet Passion

    ★★½

  • Young Sherlock Holmes

    ★★½

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  • Pride

    Pride

    Movies like this tend to be white-washed, scoured of trans content and any references to communism. Knowing almost nothing about this particular historical event, I can't comment on that. If it turns out that any historical inaccuracies rooted in white supremacy, capitalist-inspired censorship, or other bigotry is present, consider this film duly scorned. But with the context I am aware of...

    What I do know is that the history of LGBTQ struggle, and all struggle against oppression, has always been…

  • Pride

    Pride

    ★★★★★

    Solidarity is the most important action you can take.

    There are a lot of liberals who will tell you it is not your job to educate others about yourself, your oppression, or your identity.

    This is complete fucking bullshit.

    It is your duty to fight against your oppression by any effective means at your disposal. It is your duty to fight the oppression of all working and oppressed people by any effective means at your disposal. Effective is an important…

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  • Happy Birthday, Marsha!

    Happy Birthday, Marsha!

    I avoided watching this for a long time for several reasons. Partly, I avoided it because I avoid things that I need to be perfect. I need something about someone as iconic and important as Marsha P. Johnson to be perfect, or it will be bitterly disappointing. Secondly, I mistakenly thought this was the result of theft, rather than the result of in-spite-of-theft.

    So when I noticed it was available to watch, I finally took the time to ascertain which…

  • Grandma

    Grandma

    I did not know what this was about when I put it on. It was just something gay from the watchlist. A film about a young woman who gets to choose to have an abortion hits funny right now. The film shows the financial struggle to get one in order to use it as a journey for the bonding of grandma and granddaughter, and that seems... triter now than maybe it would be before Dobbs. The financial, social, legal, cultural,…

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  • Howl's Moving Castle

    Howl's Moving Castle

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I just want to note how this film's big, transformative kiss is between the main character and a turnip, and it has nothing to do with the central romance. That delighted me.

  • The Danish Girl

    The Danish Girl

    To my cisgender friends, I ask that, even if you would not normally do so, you please read this. This film was made for cisgender people, so I feel it important that I write this for cisgender people. I would not normally watch this movie, but it has been a subject of some discussion on this site in a way that has compelled me to watch it in order to discuss it credibly. I do not imagine what I have…