RSS feed for Laurie

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • I'll Go Where You Go

    I'll Go Where You Go

    all the jokes landed flat to me so there are a lot of awkward scenes to sit through but when the film is serious it's pretty good. there are even really great ideas that should/could have been explored more if the film didn't waste time with other scenes :/
    also i almost cried so yeah......

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    tom hooper's direction sure is something but honestly i kind of admire his boldness - same goes for cats (2019). it's weird and kind of ugly and you don't really understand why he did that but you can tell that he gave his all

    also regarding this film, both source materials (the book & the musical) are so good that i feel like you could do anything with it and it would never be bad, so there's that

Popular reviews

More
  • Thelma

    Thelma

    ★★★★★

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

    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…

  • Lovesong

    Lovesong

    ★★★★★

    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........