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  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★

    in spite of everything i do really think politicians today have a lot to learn from alexander hamilton, a man who is most famous for being shot in the fucking face.

  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer

    ★★★★★

    The 2017 Queer Films Challenge

    A film directed by the Wachowski sisters

    "The truth is, I couldn't have been more proud of you. Not because you won, but because you stood up, you weren't afraid, and you did what you thought was right."

    I usually try to avoid rewatches on challenges, but that was literally impossible with this category as I've seen every single film the Wachowski Sisters have ever made. They are, quite possibly, my favorite filmmakers. Not only…

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  • Electric Dreams

    Electric Dreams

    ★★★

    A lot of this is a really cringey romantic comedy that does really cringey romantic comedy things and made me really uncomfortable. But also it has amazing music and very silly computer logic and... well, there's no getting around this, the ending made me sob like a little baby and I'm not sure why. So. Yeah.

    I'm glad I saw this and I totally understand why this was an important movie to my fiancx when ve was young. I do wish it didn't do those cringey romantic comedy things, though.

  • Attack the Block

    Attack the Block

    ★★★★

    I had a much longer review written up but my phone ate it so I'm just gonna say that this movie rules. Also fuck cops and snitches.

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  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    Frankly, my dear, I can't fucking believe I wasted almost 4 hours of my life watching pro-Confederacy revisionist propaganda. Nor can I believe that, even during the height of Segregation, it was lauded by critics and was nominated for and won an unprecedented number of Academy Awards. Americans are so forgiving of white supremacy when it comes from within our own borders, it just makes me want to vomit.

    And like, okay, if this were a technically brilliant film with…

  • Behind the Curve

    Behind the Curve

    ★★★

    *deep breath.* *sigh.* *nervous pause.*

    ok, look.

    i get that there's actually stuff to sort thru here. i get that the movie very passionately argues that it's not just "haha omg look at these weirdos." despite that being so easy and so tempting. i mean... so, so tempting. i get as i'm typing that out loud that it makes me sound like a terrible, mean-spirited person. i hope that the body of work i've presented to u all on this…