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  • Glass

    Glass

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Anthony Lane in review of this film postulated that no one would really be all that agog at realizing that there were people out there that were capable of doing feats that no one of our current biology could manage -- feats of strength that were evidently, as we weighted if maybe the strongest MIGHT actually manage them, 50 to 100% more than any man really could, regardless of how full of adrenaline, or heavily heaped in muscles, for example.…

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    Within the context, not of "queering" but "#metoo," these horrors, one, aren't any to have fun play with -- like the author of this seemingly laughing and mocking piece is -- for they represent trauma that overwhelms, not just justice we have earned for being nuclear-familyish, and, two, they don't represent the disturbance of the like of a primal scene, which ostensibly all human beings experience, for they recall incidents that don't awaken you because you mistakenly thought YOU owned…

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  • Life

    Life

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Immediately after seeing the film, I worked over whether or not the movie works as something the alt-right would produce to alienate us from the left. Mostly the film does work this way -- as a sort of, de facto, Breitbart production -- I decided, though it's not entirely slam-dunk. There is no disparagement evident for the crew of the space station being a multicultural mix, for instance. Race is not invisible in the film -- it feels conspicuous at…

  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    In "You Were Never Really here," we're ostensibly being given a film that is sensitive to all those who've experienced terrific traumatic experiences in their lives. We have a sense of fidelity to the traumatic experience, that this is a film which really cared to explore how it affects the mind/future behaviour, and so to perhaps be trusted as almost instructive for the rest of us. Watching this film, we become sensitive to how ostensibly fragmented the mental state of…