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  • The Edge of Seventeen

    The Edge of Seventeen

    Why do y'all like Erwin Kim so much? I'm genuinely asking because I'm a writer (and an Asian male YA one at that) and I want to be able to determine what separates him from other teen love interests that may come off as creepy or abrasive. After all, while I'm glad for positive Asian male representation, he still falls into the "guy pines after girl until girl finally realizes he's the one" trope.

    So, why do you like his character? Is it because Hayden Szeto is oh-so-charming? ANSWER ME, LETTERBOXD, BECAUSE I WANT TO KNOW

  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    It's perfectly fine to dislike this movie.

    I want to say that because everyone is giving this movie praise and I don't want people who dislike this film to feel like they're missing out on something. I also want people who love this film to understand why someone who hates it might feel that way. Here we go:

    1.) This is a film that requires you to understand and relate to the main character's pain in order to empathize with…

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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2


    I guess if there's going to be a movie I log in first on Letterboxd, this would be the most fitting. I sincerely hope a CGI bear can be nominated for Best Actor, because this bear's expressions made me cry harder than anything Ethan Hawke has done.

  • The Happytime Murders

    The Happytime Murders

    "You have to love the thing you're parodying. Otherwise, you're just being spiteful."

    I was lucky enough to win a ticket to see a production of Avenue Q a couple of years ago, and while I haven't seen the show since, I still remember so many of its clever jokes and catchy comedy songs.

    The Happytime Murders, however, I'll probably forget by this weekend.

    Because if Avenue Q and The Happytime Murders are both aiming for an "adult" version of…