payton has written 2 reviews for films with no rating.

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    I looked up every character's zodiac sign while watching this movie and somehow the entire franchise makes so much more sense now. What doesn't make sense is how J.K. Rowling wrote a story like this that has so many parallels to real world struggles that minority groups around the world face while also being a transphobic bitch.

    J.K. didn't write the series, she was simply a figurehead (I'm telling myself this both to invalidate her work and also to cling to the little bit of childhood I have left thanks to this series.)

  • good kid, m.A.A.d city

    good kid, m.A.A.d city

    Being a big fan and honestly just curious, I searched "Kendrick Lamar" on here and stumbled upon this short film, and I am glad that I did. This provided a personal tour through his hometown, Compton, in such a way that felt so personal and intimate. I will definitely look into more work from the director, Kahlil Joseph. This short film was actually created for an exhibit at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona. I can only imagine…