RSS feed for lydvel

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    the first time I watched this was last fall, during my first semester of college. my second time now being while flying back to school, right before the start of my fourth semester. everything feels the same but in a different way.

    this film means everything to me. as someone who has an incredibly complex relationship with their mother, I appreciate the beauty of such a relationship being portrayed. I appreciate the telling of a coming of age story that…

  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    to be entirely dramatic, I would die for Greta Gerwig.

Popular reviews

More
  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    I don't watch a lot of period pieces because I'm afraid I won't understand the dialogue, but the dialogue in this film is not only understandable but also undeniably witty and charming.

    The camera work in this is also phenomenal. can't remember the last film I watched that used a fisheye lens.

  • Dumplin'

    Dumplin'

    ★★★★

    I never knew how badly I needed a film that included drag queens performing to Dolly Parton until watching this.

    I'll be honest, I haven't cried about a film in a while and this one had me tearing UP as the credits rolled. as a former fat girl that is now a somewhat less fat young women, this movie means everything. it hits all the internal struggles that come with being fat and provides a strong protagonist that overcomes them,…