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"Minari is Wonderful, Wonderful!"
It really is! This one hit me deep in the soul hole because it reminded me so much of my own childhood. Both of my immigrant parents married young and struggled to make ends meet. I even remember my sister and I would make a 'Peace flag' using a plastic bag on a stick and we would wave it around whenever our parents would fight.
Everything about this film is so tender, it feels like one…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I have a wild theory about this film.
Is this movie about toxic suppressed sexuality?
Pattinson's character was in love with the man that he killed, he's riddled with guilt and grief. Dafoe's character is an older version of Pattinson, hence why they're both called Thomas, they're the same person! The mermaid is symbolic, a cover up for his true sexuality, hence the anger/resentment towards her. The kissing scene between Pattinson and Dafoe could ellude to self love and the…
Homophobia doesn't make sense. It's literally HATING someone for the way they LOVE
I grew up in a poor part of West London listening to Hip Hop, surrounded by drug dealers, gangsters, and hustlers all mixed together in a deadly concoction of toxic masculinity. I'm still a 'Hip Hop head' and no matter how much I would try to deny it - the genre has always been filled with misogyny and homophobia, as a young impressionable man this had a…