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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★★

    just staggering. honestly STILL finding it hard to articulate how much of a gut punch this was (i saw it at 11am this morning!!!) so i'll go with this - please change this poster because it is terrible and i hate it

    lff / SIX OF SIX (GOD)

  • Thelma

    Thelma

    ★★★½

    despite its similarity in subject matter this reminded me more of 'take shelter' than something like 'raw' or like, 'carrie' or whatever, but both of which are films i love and so unfortunate comparison points. the idea of queer coming of age story through supernatural ability lensed through european arthouse is a super one, and elli harboe is wonderful as is the film's general vibe - i just wish that it had been slightly more finely tuned. (although congrats to…

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  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★★

    imagine breaking a guy's heart so hard he invents facebook

  • Beware the Slenderman

    Beware the Slenderman

    ★★★

    on one hand: a serviceably made, really kind of sad documentary about childhood mental illness, parental grief, and urban legend - topics i find rly interesting in general and as someone who also spent her youth trawling through ghost stories online (candle cove am i right)

    on the other hand: had to hear richard 'dick' dawkins say "that's the definition of a good meme" which ruined possibly my entire life