Thank you Agnès Varda.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The biggest vampire roles had absolutely no flavor whatsoever (are all vampires white in this world?)
I want a sequel but with different filmmakers, and some black and latina vampires.
I knew the romantic interest’s voice was grating for a reason like it was from a disney or CW show— it was disney.
My mental health cannot take horror movie after horror movie every day, so I went for cheesy today. (And apparently I’ve run out of non-holiday decent comedies on the netflix catalogue ugh)
Such corny writing, and bad particularly with the kids, but wow did I enjoy the heck out of Sonequa Martin-Green. She’s so 😍
That son needed whooping.
...Unfortunately this is the type of film that would be terrifying at the hands of certain Western audiences and their children. Though I am a fan of the pretty visuals, the material itself feels outdated, and very comfortably leaves out the role of certain imperialists to the protagonist's country.
Maybe I am also irked at how much this was promoted as something women produced (Jolie) and directed (Nora Twomway), both of whom are white, while also leaving out the fact that not a lot of Afghans were involved, which one eventually suspects going through the film.