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  • Nobody Walks

    Nobody Walks

    The Letterboxd Season Challenge 2017-'18

    Week 22: Mumblecore Week (watch a previously unseen Mumblecore movie)

    cw: sexual harassment

    Not gonna lie: my outlooks on this movie dropped a notch when Lena Dunham popped up as a co-writer on this project. At least the other co-writer (and director) Russo-Young managed to counteract that...for the most part.

    Russo-Young somehow wrings every drop of awkwardness out of this collection of scenes, making both the platonic and sexual tensions blatantly obvious yet wholly unavoidable.…

  • Blade Runner

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  • 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

  • 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…