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  • Mistress America

    Mistress America


    I first watched Mistress America as a freshman in college. I didn’t really have a sense of direction, though I had tentatively chosen to study journalism. My roommate and I didn’t get along and I didn’t really have any friends, so I spent the vast majority of my time alone. It was therapeutic in a sense. I got out a lot and explored concert venues, cafes, parks, and disused buildings on campus. This was also the year I really got…

  • The Souvenir

    The Souvenir


    “I think she looks sad.”

    I’ve seen some people complain that this film is too distant or cold, but I found the opposite to be true. To me, The Souvenir feels like lying in the darkness of your childhood room, maybe listening to music or maybe just the hum of a heater in the next room, finally forced to confront memories and feelings that you’ve tried so hard to forget. It’s closing your eyes and remembering his gleaming next to…

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  • The Eyes of My Mother

    The Eyes of My Mother


    You’re telling me that Nicolas Pesce made this knockout feature debut and then went on to make *checks notes* THE GRUDGE (2020)??????

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive


    “It’s strange to be calling yourself.” 

    I don’t think I’ll ever be able to put into words how much this movie means to me. David just gets it.

    Persona-switching Marathon 4 / 9

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  • The Neighbors' Window

    The Neighbors' Window


    I am a woman of simple tastes: I hear The National and I slam that like button.

  • The Witch

    The Witch