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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    This is extremely awkward which I guess it's supposed to be but I expected it to be less awkward for some reason. Anyway I don't know it's pretty good I guess but I literally never need to watch it again because it made me uncomfortable! Welcome to my blog about watching movies about teenagers.

  • Dumplin'

    Dumplin'

    well this is just delightful and certainly made my gay ass tear up a bit this morning

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  • Threshold

    Threshold

    ★★★★

    It severely bugs me that the dominant form of film in 2016 is a mode of narrative film-making (& film criticism, & understanding of film, & viewing habits of film) that derives explicitly from the confines of late-capitalism. When viewers think that acting is the most important thing in a film, the producers can capitalize on that by creating a star system in which familiarity & hegemonic style is read as "objectively good" while unfamiliarity & variant style is read as "bad acting." Similarly,…

  • #Horror

    #Horror

    ★★★★

    If you want a point of comparison I would posit a vague similarity to the extreme stylization of movies like Detention or Bad Kids Go To Hell, or other underrated movies specifically about (& perhaps for) teens made in the last few years. I mean, granted, this sort of takes that impetus and injects it into the contemporary art world via rich East Coast art dealers/socialites, and yeah it's fucking weird that every shot in the house the majority of…