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  • The Emoji Movie

    The Emoji Movie


    Absolute bullshit.

    This is a low-hanging fruit, sure, but it’s devoid of any sense of character or charisma while being egregiously cynical in every aspect. Wholly disregards the value in the symbiotic relationship of technology and language, and limits its comprehension of the Internet to nothing more than buzzword recognition. Somehow manages to deride every possible age demographic while simultaneously supporting their own individual brands of pessimism, ultimately becoming a film that seems to be made by no one and…

  • Hereditary


    Family is agonizing.

    When there’s something brewing under the surface, they’ll go to great lengths to continue to keep it hidden. You’ll spend your whole life trying to find out what it is, and never really solve it. Sometimes it’s because you recognize the precarious equilibrium that’s been built to preserve the secret, and you don’t want to be blamed as the cause of its upset. Sometimes you can’t find the answers you’re looking for because there isn’t a guaranteed…

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  • WALL·E


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don't know how many times I've seen this; I've lost count by now. My original DVD copy, one of the best gifts I ever received, got so much wear-and-tear that it became unplayable. Thankfully my girlfriend gifted me a Blu-ray replacement of it for my birthday (another all-time gift, if I do say so), and we finally got around to watching it together.

    In each period of my life that which I re-watch WALL•E, something different seems to stand…

  • The Road to El Dorado

    The Road to El Dorado


    people out here applauding big animation studios for offering piecemeal bits of lgbtq+ representation nowadays, whereas back in 2000 DreamWorks put a bisexual polyamorous relationship center-stage in their film and at the time received barely so much as a peep of praise smdh