sophia loren & spaghetti lover
Watched at BFI London Film Festival 2021
Introduced by Virginie Efira.
This had no business being this funny. Definitely watching it in a cinema made the whole experience better. The acting was really good as well as dialogues.
Wish they would have kept some twist for the end without giving everything away so quickly.
In terms of religious drama Saint Maude is still undefeated. Has to be said that I think of Benedetta more as a religious-erotic-dark-comedy tho
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This movie was the depiction of performative activism. Feels like Amy Poehler discovered feminism and the song Rebel Girl by Bikini Kill a year ago and wanted to let everyone know. But let's break it down, shall we?
1) "straight cis skinny blonde white girl" that has been raised by a #girlboss of a mother finds out that the boys at her school are molesters only when a Black girl talks about it. you would expect something more by someone…