this was really sweet and pretty; seeing as i rewatch the 1994 version multiple times a year, it was nice to see an alternate adaptation and learn more. i didn't enjoy it quite as much, but i think thats because i felt there was a lack of chemistry between laurie and the girls in general. (as he's one of my favourite characters ever, its a shame) still lovely anyway though! i thought that maya and kathryn gave convincing performances.
i watched this to try and understand why it was being nominated for so many awards. my thinking was that if the film was as problematic as everyone said it was, surely the writing, photography, editing etc. had to be phenomenal... but, nope! not in my opinion. i think we had two !great! performances from rockwell and mcdormand, but other than that i struggled to find strengths in this.
also im fed up of all the people trying to tell…
spoiler alert, but not in detail but !! idk !!
"you're such a big girl, do you know that?"
the florida project is a story of magic and wonder vs. harsh realities and neglect.
it's recently hit me that i'm growing up, and it's really hard to accept the fact that there's no way for me to stop that from happening. i've been making playlists reminiscent of my pre-teens and early teens and crying myself to sleep listening…