she/her • 24 • emmy-losing producer • independent spirit awards voter • very stubborn virgo • yes, i majored in film
my god. my expectations for MINARI were sky-high and i was still in no way prepared for this. the hype is extremely warranted. lee isaac chung is an entire visionary, i can't imagine having a brain HUGE enough to conceive and execute everything about this.
the cinematography and the score are the technical standouts here, so i'll just go ahead and talk about the cast. everyone here is acting their ass off. while watching the first half of the film,…
ABSOLUTELY absolutely absolutely.
gonna be real with you... i only Really enjoyed maybe a handful of 2020 releases, and ANOTHER ROUND is such a breath of fresh air. i don't know WHAT they put in this film but it is just *chef's kiss* delicious. mads mikkelsen is a dramatic AND comedic king who can DANCE?????? i wish we could see him in more well-rounded, occasionally lighthearted roles like this because i really, really enjoyed watching him.
i'll also say this…
Social media - it’s just the market’s answer to a generation that demanded to perform. So the market said, here - perform. Perform everything to each other, all the time for no reason.
i saw this show live over 5 years ago, and honestly, bo’s revelation about social media and performance rewired my entire brain. since then, i’ve always considered my social media presence to be a “performance.” and being a performer at all moments gets tiring! a lot of…
at the forty-six minute mark of this film, zendaya asks weakly, "are you done?" and john david washington sighs and replies, "not even fucking close." i looked at the run time and saw that i had an entire hour left of this film and i thought to myself... wow. art does imitate life.
if you wanna watch a movie where a couple fights with each other for what feels like ages, watch BEFORE MIDNIGHT. watch MARRIAGE STORY. you don't need…