Christine Pallon

Christine Pallon

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geena davis is six feet tall


current favorites = my favorite first watches from the last few months

Favorite films

  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
  • The Heroic Trio
  • The Vanishing
  • Titane

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  • The Fly

    ★★★★★

  • Ginger Snaps

    ★★★★

  • Titane

    ★★★★½

  • Josie and the Pussycats

    ★★★★½

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  • Desert Hearts

    Desert Hearts

    ★★★★★

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

    Desert Hearts understands, perhaps better than any other movie, the romance of vulnerability. 

    Cay leans into the car in the pouring rain to kiss Vivian on the cheek, to kiss her knowing that Vivian might not turn to kiss her back. In the hotel room, Cay lays herself bare for Vivian (both literally and figuratively) and invites her to bed, knowing that Vivian might reject her and leave her there, alone and exposed. Vivian steps onto the train and holds…

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  • Heroes Don't Die

    Heroes Don't Die

    ★★★

    Les Héros ne meurent jamais is, on paper, the perfect movie for me. I spent the better part of my undergrad reading and writing about mass violence, collective trauma, memory, and the difficult task of representing the horrors of mass violence in art and literature. Add on the fact that I also speak French, have a huge crush on Adèle Haenel, and am total sucker for ambitious first features?  It's like this movie was grown in a lab for me…

  • I Care a Lot

    I Care a Lot

    ★★★

    hmm i do love when women are scammers and kiss each other