Colette Arrand

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An enigmatic warrior who marches to the beat of her own drum.

Favorite films

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Desperate Living
  • Pumping Iron
  • Cruising

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  • Pumping Iron

    ★★★★★

  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    ★★★★★

  • Fiddler on the Roof

    ★★★★★

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    ★★★★

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  • Cruising

    Cruising

    ★★★★★

    [Sitting down in a movie theater to watch my favorite film.] Somehow sadomasochism feels good in a place like this.

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  • Pumping Iron

    Pumping Iron

    ★★★★★

    Closing out the year contemplating muscle worship with my boyfriend.

  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    ★★★★★

    The Pope: lmao this shit rocks

    Film Critic at 4am, behind deadline on his book “All Movies Are Terrible, These Ones Especially So”: Jesus was kind of a fruit, 1/5.

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  • The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    ★★★★

    Rankin/Bass, completely unconcerned with making Middle Earth fuckable, put a bunch of twisted freaks on screen and play the fuckin’ hits from The Hobbit, accompanied by the kind of 1970s folk that used to make me think that I hated folk music (because I was, once upon a time, a big dum-dum). It’s a fascinating amalgam of various fantasy styles, somewhat rough and ready due to its being produced for television, and guess what? It fucking ROCKS. G-d what I…

  • The Elephant 6 Recording Co.

    The Elephant 6 Recording Co.

    ★★★★½

    Man, a lot of complicated feelings about this. I’m moving to Durham in July, nine years and eleven months after I moved to Athens to pursue a PhD in poetry, which was something I started doing by writing lyrics to Elephant 6 instrumentals, snatching bits and pieces from liner notes and the like. There were other influences, but E6 was pretty distinct. I bonded with friends over their music, scoured Shake-It Records in Cincinnati for CDs with the E6 logo…