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  • Brother Bear

    Brother Bear

    ★★★★★

    you know when kenai sits down and tells koda the story and phil collins’ ‘no way out’ starts playing and koda says ‘i don’t like this story’ and starts crying.............. will anything ever match up to that emotion???????????

    this is hands down one of the best movies ever and a lot of that comes from the fact that it places love as the heart of adequate masculinity - being open to feeling, embodying the traits of the bear of love,…

  • The Vanishing of Sidney Hall

    The Vanishing of Sidney Hall

    ★★

    something about logan lerman’s acting style reminds me so much of emile hirsch in his hey-day. but especially in this lowkey misogynistic, kind of affecting, but generally alienating and pretentious narrative

    the pacing and timing of the past/present/future structure builds some interesting tension, but the script is kind of weak and self-indulgent. this is a very white male writer film — to be expected considering the hunter s thompson/david foster wallace mentions so early on 

    and logan’s always on hand…

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  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday

    ★★★★★

    “but we’ll never lose heart, we hate to cry so let’s laugh instead”


    EVERYONE SAY THANK YOU ISAO TAKAHATA

    the final story taeko tells to toshio and the interspersal of her primary school class following after her on her train - past and present all in one - gets me every time


     this film means so much to me

  • Stella's Last Weekend

    Stella's Last Weekend

    ★★

    nat and alex wolff fight over a girl, alex calls nat a “white motherfucker”, alex exposes himself on the street, alex says “et tu floor?” to the floor, alex puts on this helium voice v sporadically but also a lot, and their dog dies, and the whole thing is directed by their mum. 


    i........


    this is not a good movie but also, it is a good movie. no further questions