skimblebanks

skimblebanks

cinephobe, grad student, unprofessional chef, and sommelier of garbage

Favorite films

  • The Apartment
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

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  • Hairspray

    ★★★★½

  • Drive-Away Dolls

    ★★★½

  • Les Misérables: The Staged Concert

    ★★

  • Nashville

    ★★½

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  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    ★★★★

    only guillermo del toro could take a story about how children need to be violently shamed into blind obedience and make it about the value of dissent, where maturing into personhood means learning to decide when to comply and when to disobey. i love him so much

  • Disenchanted

    Disenchanted

    ★★

    this is amy adams' funny lady

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  • Evita

    Evita

    ★★

    madonna can't really act but at least her singing is also bad

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★½

    lin-manuel miranda is a true triple threat - he can't sing, he can't act, and he can't dance