Favorite films

  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • The Hunger
  • The Crow
  • Bound

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  • Shortbus

    ★★★★

  • He's All That

    ½

  • The Red Shoes

    ★★★★★

  • Frankenhooker

    ★★★★★

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  • Shortbus

    Shortbus

    ★★★★

    So incredibly GenX, down to the profusion of white dreads. I miss New York.

  • He's All That

    He's All That

    ½

    “Teen movies is the same.”

    So glad I didn’t go to high school in the age of social media. Shit’s grim, I feel bad for modern teens. This 91 minute film somehow felt like 2.5 hours. At least there’s a goth girl.

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  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ½

    I only watched this because a friend asked me to. A cishet but reasonably woke guy friend messaged me about the ongoing drama over this. He asked what I thought. Having not seen it, but having seen the quotes and first stirrings of Discourse around it, especially Dave’s proclamation that he is on “Team Terf”, I said it was probably bad.  He was on Chappelle’s side, saying he wasn’t actually transphobic, pointing out “he talks shit about everyone”, “he’s mostly…

  • Cruising

    Cruising

    ★★★★★

    Third watch of this film and it’s rapidly becoming a favorite. A testament to its quality is how I’ve gotten something new on every rewatch. Big takeaways this time were, as pointed out by the stream’s hostess (thegaychingy), was that the killer is played by a different actor in each murder scene (with the actor who plays the killer in the first sequence playing the victim in the second), the way Pacino and the ultimate killer (or is he?) are…