denis villanelle

daisy edgar-jones stan account • raised by sean fennessey and amanda dobbins (chris ryan’s my weird uncle)

Favorite films

  • Volver
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Night Moves

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  • The Fabelmans

    ★★★★★

  • The Inspection

    ★★★½

  • Seven Days in May

    ★★★½

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  • Being There

    Being There

    ★★★★

    this is the negative square root of the Bechdel test: everyone is talking to each other about nothing else except for this one guy

  • Mare of Easttown

    Mare of Easttown

    ★★★★½

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

    more than any number of crimes, MARE is a story about small towns in america. by proxy, then, it also has to be about pain, emotional trauma, and intergenerational violence. Inglesby, Zobel, and Winslet were clearly on the same page about this from the jump and it shines through, in every episode but especially in the finale. the uncovering of young Ryan Ross as Erin McMenamin’s killer makes enough sense that the show left just enough breadcrumbs for us to…

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  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    ★★★★★

    I Like Trains

    OR

    My Years of A-N-X-I-E-T-Y and Living Dangerously

  • The Inspection

    The Inspection

    ★★★½

    liked this quite a bit, especially how much broader its scope was than I was expected. of course Bokeem’s character is going to be eventually sympathetic in some way or another but French’s platoon mates and commanding officers (to some degree) are given really compelling storylines that give you a reason to pull for them to pull through in a way that kind of feels like a (perhaps regrettably) more authentic Top Gun: Maverick

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  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★½

    MY MOM THOUGHT MICHAEL CERA WAS “YOUR DUDE FROM THE SOCIAL NETWORK”

    I AM DEAD, PEOPLE. DEAD.

  • Network

    Network

    ★★★★

    what did Paddy Chayefsky know and when did he know it