I originally wanted to watch American Psycho but stumbled upon that instead and was like "hm, it looks like those cheesy Thanksgiving comedies BUT with a lesbian twist" so of course I had to make it my priority. All in all, it's the usual coming out comedy (main character wants to come out at family dinner but various quiproquo ensues) and it's far from perfect but honestly? I had a lot of fun and isn't it what matters. It made…
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I'm REALLY hesitating with adding half a star.
I absolutely adored the first five episodes. Like, wholeheartedly adored. I connected with this sibling dynamic in a way I've rarely (if not ever?) felt before. The five characters are so interesting in their own ways, so fascinating, both in the past and in the present, and their relationship with one another is just as incredible. I could talk about it for hours, I could WEEP about it, that's…
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This is my spoiler review of Thelma, click here for my spoiler-free review.
My thoughts are too scattered so this is a list:
- I loved how Thelma's powers are never portrayed as wrong in the movie. Sure, she does terrible things, but mainly when she's a child and/or asleep, so when it's completely out of her control. Other than that, the movie tries really hard to link Thelma's powers to nature (the animal imageries, the focus on the trees…
do you sometimes think about how they've probably fallen in love with each other way before the beginning of the movie.... there's that threesome story of Sarah chickening out and when they meet for the first time in the movie Mindy says that it's been a while they haven't seen each other, just like the three years gap in the middle of the movie........ what if their life had just been a constant stream of missed opportunities and this movie is only a part of it........