Until we achieve total gay anarchy I will be here snarking about movies.
Co-host of the podcast Cerise and Vicky Rank the Movies, where we are ranking all the movies
For the thirty seconds where Tom Hardy is standing in a pin stripe bath robe and adult diaper with a carrot hanging out of his mouth like a cigar firing a golden Tommy gun at everyone in his life I loved this movie. Unfortunately, there are 90 other minutes.
Listen to me and Cerise talk about how this movie shits itself on our Gangster episode!
As far as gay people saving straight people from themselves movies go, this one is pretty nice! Not a big fan of high-school philosophizing usually, and while it does fall flat a few times, at least it feels genuinely from the characters' perspectives here. And what the hell, I cried like a baby. The romance-of-letters at the heart of the film is such an intense and beautiful sapphic fantasy that I can’t even be that angry (even if, ultimately, that…
This movie is way ahead of its time, which is to say, right on time. It fucked me all the way up and I'm not surprised ppl don't like it in general, in 10 or 15 years it's gonna be "rediscovered" and my friends, I will be there with a big fucking I told you so. Anti-fascist anti-masculinity anti-alienation pure dread nightmare and a fucking edge of your seat ride
I hate to say this, as it was a Secret Cinema rec (shout outs to Harlequinade! I really do think this was a good pick for me, and also, sorry) and I had it in my watchlist and was excited to see it, but I kinda hated this.
This is a fascist troll of a film, with its ur-racist genocide against the violent kidnapping savages narrative explained and laid out by an indigenous character, who distances "real natives" such as…