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  • While We're Young

    While We're Young


    ...what was this movie trying to be about? Aging? The nature of documentary film making? Conniving hipsters? Babies? Relationships?

    I liked the first half and then felt like each of the above topics blurred into each other unconvincingly until no one's motives were believable and the characters became caricatures of what they were originally set up as.

    Also, it is unclear how any of the characters in this film makes money. I do still love Adam Driver though.

  • Olaf's Frozen Adventure

    Olaf's Frozen Adventure


    I already hated Olaf in Frozen; I'm pretty sure my blood pressure rose so much during this "short" that I lost a year of my life for every excruciating minute I was forced to endure.

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  • Brad's Status

    Brad's Status


    This is a movie about white upper class male privilege that wants its audience to feel sorry for its protagonist's "plight", which is the white male privilege-iest thing a movie could possibly do. Nobody needed this movie in order to understand Brad - Brad is the white middle-aged Everyman. Brad should be paying US to keep telling us his stupid story. What's more, even though one of the supporting roles was played by a WOC, her literal sole purpose in…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther


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

    I really enjoyed this movie, but simultaneously felt like its ideology was frustrating and muddled. As everyone and their sister has pointed out, the actors are all amazing (and gorgeous), and a film so full of vibrant blackness, that has excited black audiences to the extent it has, is obviously incredibly important. I tend to agree with K. Austin Collins and Carvell Wallace that Black Panther is indeed corporate, but taken up for different purposes by its audiences, and I…