Wiley

21 - aspiring film critic and actor

Favorite films

  • Little Women
  • Lady Bird
  • Knives Out
  • Baby Driver

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  • The Handmaiden

  • The Secret Life of Bees

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

  • The Secret Garden

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  • Fear Street: 1994

    Fear Street: 1994

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

    Oh, Fear Street, I could write a whole essay on the things wrong with you, but I don’t think you deserve more than 300 words… so let’s dive right in.

    From the outside, this movie looks appealing to those who like slasher films. A horror movie following a group of teens set in the 80s/90s? Those do notoriously well! My personal interest was piqued by the neon lights aesthetic reminiscent of Stranger Things (not to mention the director, Leigh Janiak,…

  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    ★★★½

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

    Black Widow: She’s done running from her past and Marvel is finally done running from releasing this movie.

    In the past, Marvel’s writing of female characters has seemed superficial and half-assed. “Here’s a woman that can kick ass! Never mind that all the men do is stare at her tits and make unsolicited comments. She has a sword! Isn’t that enough?” So when the Black Widow movie was announced, many of us had our doubts. Will the notoriously male-gaze-catering studio…