Directed and written by Eliza Hittman, Never Rarely Sometimes Always tracks the journey of a seventeen-year-old named Autumn from her blue-collar town in Pennsylvania to New York City to get an abortion. The film was released in the US in mid-March before the pandemic limited its public debut. After initially learning that she is pregnant, Autumn finds she cannot have an abortion in Pennsylvania without parental approval, something she knows she can’t rely on from her parents, who are essentially…
Fire Walk With Me is the worst coming-of-age movie of all time.
I have become obsessed with David Lynch's Twin Peaks after watching the original series over the summer and I am happy to say that the prequel movie to Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, greatly enhances the narrative of Twin Peaks. While Laura Palmer has some character in Twin Peaks, she mostly acts as just a corpse and a plot point. Fire Walk With Me not only fleshes…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This is one of the first spoiler-filled reviews I'm writing. I try to stay away from spoilers, in general, to allow more people to read what I have to say but I don't think there is really any good way to talk about Taxi Driver without bringing up that ending.
Let me start off by confessing that this was my first time seeing Taxi Driver. The stigma around it was so intense that it left me feeling a bit intimidated…