Jen

never in the right mood to watch a movie

Favorite films

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Handmaiden
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Punch-Drunk Love

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  • Collateral

    ★★★½

  • Little Miss Sunshine

    ★★★★★

  • The Hunger Games

    ★★★★

  • Never Let Me Go

    ★★★½

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  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★★½

    Studying protest history can be infuriating, because more than anything, it is about uncovering the myriad ways its vanguards were misconstructed by factions of power. Federal MPs would even diabolise the anti-Vietnam War protesters for 'pack raping' the very democracy they fought for! This movie perfectly captures the burgeoning protest fervour of the Sixties. Importantly, it captures how the government abused this activism to construct a straw man that bears the entire responsibility for the contextual turbulence. The sharp editing and…

  • Two Hands

    Two Hands

    ★★½

    So thrown off by how unironically Aussie this was! Ugly late 90’s Sydney cityscape, eshay with a gun, robbery in Bankstown, useless coppers, stolen Toyota, supernatural (dead?) brother, a character literally named Acko?? And yet Heath Ledger was still so hot