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  • We're All Going to the World's Fair
  • Katalin Varga
  • First Reformed
  • Leave No Trace

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  • Tomie: Forbidden Fruit

    ★★★★½

  • Crash

    ★★★★½

  • Cam

    ★★★★★

  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    ★★★★★

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  • Cam

    Cam

    ★★★★★

    Elsagate procedurally generated body horror for internet identity anxiety. It’s still good and as the fears of deepfakes and botnets and fake engagements and doxing and hacking and identity theft and etc have only grown it feels like it’s only gotten more “prescient” in the realm of Poster’s Fears.

    “She doesn’t know what she looks like” is such a chilling line !!

    Love watching Madeline’s unhinged disgust-anger face watching herself in sex work emotional service mode.

  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    We're All Going to the World's Fair

    ★★★★★

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

    I just can’t stop returning to this movie !! 

    Paying more attention in this review to the “obvious” dysphoric read of the film, not just in gender but in body and mind, but there’s a very poignant reading here of what images and ideas and names Casey is drawn to (even her chosen identity is equal parts androgynous male name, concepts mimicking the boys in her creepypasta scene, and self conscious obstruction of her body). “I feel like I’m becoming…

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  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    We're All Going to the World's Fair

    ★★★★★

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

    I don’t know how to begin even talking about this film and how beautiful it is. Reading about the directors intentions to combine YouTube algorithms with slow cinema, the banality of meaningless content online that consumes you in empty spaces. The first movie to really depict what escapism online feels like— in its worse excesses. This film feels like a code to those who watch; light on overt referentialism but steeped in “if you know, you know”, trying to convey…

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    Funeral Parade of Roses

    ★★★★★

    bitches be like “the way this film radiates comfort” and then it’s this movie