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I'm usually a lantern, but many people think I'm a globe.

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  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

    I really dug the way it was shot, but Cecilia is barely characterized and everyone has an extreme case of I'm-In-a-Movie-itis.

  • First Cow

    First Cow

    ★★★★★

    Possibly my favorite of her films. It explores the destructive darkness and crushing burden that capitalism and colonialism inject into a culture from its very genesis, all through the lens of an incredibly charming friendship and one very good girl (the cow). Captivating from its first frame and beautiful throughout. I loved every minute.

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  • Joker

    Joker

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

    Sigh.

    I really had hoped if I waited until all the hoopla had died down, maybe I'd be able to see something good in this. But it's a hollow husk of imitation that has absolutely zilch to say, yet deploys politically charged images to convince itself if its own depth. Then it excuses any ickiness (and my god is this movie fucked up about race) by loudly proclaiming that it's got no actual opinions.

    I can't believe people thought this…

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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

    This was badly written, and I maybe could have lived with that, but it is atrociously plotted and whomever edited it deserves to be shot out of a cannon.

    The cast tries their best with garbage material and it's a huge credit to them that despite thinking this was a very bad film, I still love these characters.

    - The twin MacGuffins of the dagger and the wayfinder were so utterly pointless. Why did we waste so much time on…