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  • Belladonna of Sadness

    Belladonna of Sadness

    Are the violence and oversexualization of female bodies here supposed to be artistic? Enlightening? Excusable? I had never been so insulted watching an animated feature before but the protagonist in Belladonna of Sadness was never allowed to have any admirable qualities. She was a lot of things and nothing at all: a newlywed, a raped woman, an undesirable woman, a witch, an abused wife, a victim. I was utterly repulsed by the way she was treated, even during the last…

  • Colossal

    Colossal

    ★★★

    When Jason Sudeikis's confession of his stalking Anne Hathaway turned out to be not cute at all? I was like, "oh, but... the way he parked his car... I called it."

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    It lives up every single expectation. It is that good, y'all. Miles Teller was/is so fucking talented and I grow to like him more and more. J.K. Simmons was loud and immensely terrifying. They two gave one of the most intense performances I've ever seen. I kept finding myself clenching my fists and my heartbeat racing with Teller's drumming. Whiplash is glorious!

  • Two Days, One Night

    Two Days, One Night

    ★★★★

    I forgot that this was just a movie and they were just acting, and dammit I held my breath for too long and I whimpered too many times. Kudos to Marion Cotillard and everyone.