laura

the human embodiment of barry jenkins’ criterion closet video — always overflowing with love & feeling slightly embarrassed about it

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    it's all in the details — in what you see when you pay attention. because greta knows that everything small amounts to something bigger. the small disappointments, like hearing what your daughter tells people about where you live. like seeing the teacher you have a crush on with his pregnant wife, or someone you like blurting out that they hate your favorite song and feeling the curtain fall in that moment.

    it's in the small celebrations. the moments when you…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    gonna pull a julia & get a tattoo that says “safdies” so everyone knows they own my ass

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★★

    i see & feel something new each time i watch it, which i think is exactly what greta intended. isn’t it great, the little gifts we give to each other, that we sometimes brush off like it’s nothing? inviting someone into your chaotic home and offering them a warm scone, building a secret post office in the woods to exchange letters, sharing clothes, giving them an evening to live without rules, offering a dance away from the crowd. nothing is packed with care & attention quite the same. and there’s no greater gift than being invited in to sit on the sofa and watch it all embrace you.

  • Broadcast News

    Broadcast News

    ★★★★½

    something about albert brooks’ face always makes me want to hug him, even when he’s sweating profusely

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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★

    benedict cumberbatch saying “hope is a dangerous thing” really threw me for a loop like damn ma, you listening to lana del rey before heading into battle??

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★★

    it’s been discussed a lot how greta wrote the screenplay with lines overlapping and how there had to be a rhythm to it, but it also seemed as though the tender physical contact was constantly overlapping as well - hands intertwined, casual leaning on shoulders or laps, arms linked, faces being held between one hand or two. someone was always in contact with someone else, sometimes being passed between two people. the march family at the center of it all,…