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  • I Feel Pretty

    I Feel Pretty

    ★★★

    Michelle Williams in I FEEL PRETTY is literally my favorite thing and her outfits in it are my second favorite thing.

    It’s also a pretty decent movie. It has some weird ideas about confidence and body positivity that don’t always flow well together (especially in how deeply tied to SoulCycle and romcom tropes they are) and the commentary feels neutered by comparison to IAS, but it’s not bad!

  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★½

    EIGHTH GRADE is 100% my kind of cinema and I’m only falling more and more in love with each passing minute. Elsie Fisher is a treasure who should be protected at all costs.

    What I love and appreciate most about the film is that it forgoes the bullshit blanket “it gets better” message and instead simply offers: it might go the way you want it and it might not, but if not, maybe next time it’ll be different. And that’s okay! That’s life!

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  • Heartstone

    Heartstone

    ★★★½

    I wanna watch an entire movie about the artistic sister who writes poetry about death and has what I assume is the best decorated room in all of Iceland.

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak

    ★★★★½

    "It's predictable."
    Fuck you.

    "It's not scary."
    Fuck you.

    "It cares more about style than substance."
    Fuck you.

    "It loses itself in the second act."
    Fuck you.

    "It's great."
    Right on.

    A delicious blend of romantic drama and haunted house films of an era long gone, with splashes of horror from a multitude of decades. It's beautiful, melancholy, and all too enjoyable to dismiss solely based on predictability. Assuming you allow the red snow to envelop you like a good old friend, you'll have a lovely time.