lily

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my favorite genres are romcoms, musicals, and anything classic!

Favorite films

  • Moonstruck
  • Paper Moon
  • Sing Street
  • All That Jazz

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  • The Ladies Man

    ★★★★

  • Sword of Trust

    ★★★½

  • The Pirate

    ★★½

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era

    ★★½

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  • Manhunter

    Manhunter

    ★★★★½

    manhunter captures the feeling of a sickeningly humid summer night. anytime will graham is onscreen, trying to dig into the psyche of the killer, his distress feels just like waking up from a nightmare, sweaty and disturbed, flinging your covers off the bed. the only scenes which feel different are the ones in lecktor’s cell, which are cold, bright, sterile, and terrifying in their own way.

    it’s a really cool movie. check it out.

  • Moonstruck

    Moonstruck

    ★★★★★

    i used to think that moonstruck was just a fun, silly movie to watch with my family, but after seeing it for probably the sixth or seventh time, now on the big screen, it’s clear that moonstruck really displays mastery of the craft in every aspect. the pacing of the first half of the movie is perfect, while it does dip slightly in the second half before coming back in the last 20 minutes. lou lombardo’s editing serves the story…

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  • The Ladies Man

    The Ladies Man

    ★★★★

    really can be used as a treatise on the importance of set design. very playful with it too.

  • The Pirate

    The Pirate

    ★★½

    okay i guess when i watched this before i never finished it! be a clown was a fun number, get the world ready for make ‘em laugh :)

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  • Velvet Goldmine

    Velvet Goldmine

    ★★★★★

    what’s your favorite newspaper headline in this? i think mine is “camp isn’t just a row of tents”

  • Luv

    Luv

    ★★★

    there’s a subversive masterpiece about gay people trapped in loveless lavender marriages & a commentary on suburban heterosexuality buried in here under everything