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  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

    Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

    ★★★★

    [me, watching an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, the entire fucking point of which is that they die]: But maybe............THEY WON'T DIE????

    Anyway, Baz Luhrmann is shaking

  • Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

    Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

    ★★★½

    It's fun!! I love ladies teaming up to defeat a trash man and I love Parineeti Chopra ogling said man at every occasion (who hasn't looked at Ranveer and asked themselves "When will he stop looking so handsome?"). I would have liked more from the Ranveer/Anushka relationship tho, I felt like there was so much in the scammers-in-love angle that was touched on or implicit but wasn't really plumbed! Like let's truly go full Trouble in Paradise "I stole your…

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  • Girlfriends

    Girlfriends

    ★★★★★

    I was having a really shitty day yesterday and part of it was feeling weighed down with how, as a woman in a misogynistic society, you constantly have to deal with the fact that the cultural artifacts and institutions you love don't love you back, and in fact probably hate you. This isn't new or anything but every so often you reach a breaking point and I was there last night. So, I decided to watch this film and found…

  • Love & Friendship

    Love & Friendship

    ★★★

    This was really fun - just a delightful adaptation of Lady Susan. Allow me to put on my 18th-centuryist hat, however, and vent some spleen. There's a real sense I got, from the press coverage of this movie, of building this up as a different - and not just different, BETTER - Jane Austen movie. The Telegraph: "Love & Friendship shows just how funny Jane Austen can be" (bitch, I already knew, and you would have too if you'd been paying…