Do I only ever watch bad female ensemble movies like is that my job??
Thelma & Louise 1991
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Gets more clever every time I see it. Despite all the road movie humour and thrills, it's really about a breaking point after lots of tiny little fractures — compounding hostility, leers, and demeaning. As cathartic as it is tragic, and it's done so authentically that I think it specifically looks to connect with female audience members in interesting ways quite uncommon for a 90s movie.
Also breaks my heart that we're still having the "nobody would believe me anyway"…
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013
Have seen this a bunch of times and yet it still has me gasping... Now that's a moooovie.
The pinnacle of the YA trend. Was all downhill from here. Beautiful cinematography and music, actual on-location for some of the tropical stuff, unique characters, a middle of the overarching series but feels complete in its own right enough to be satisfying.
Is basically a deft political thriller for the first act, then when the quarter quell kicks off a cruel yet…
Bride Wars 2009
Amazing how much of this could have been avoided by them just marrying each other
Freaky Friday 2003
Don't wanna grow up I wanna get out, heyyyyy take meee awayyy