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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    I know this film is highly acclaimed but I hated this film. So sanctimonious, preachy & anti-feminist. Just because Gerwig comes out and states, several times, that that marriage is an "economic proposition" for women doesn't make it a feminist film. Ugh this movie was a complete snooze fest. Is Chalamet's character called Laurie or Teddy, that was confusing. I liked him as a lovesick twink in Call Me By Your Name, but not so much as an aimless dandy in…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★

    One one level it was an interesting and fun sci-fi film that addresses ethical/moral questions around AI consciousness, personhood and the post-human. The film definitely looked very nice in terms of the soft-focus, subdued colour-scheme, natural landscape seamlessly integrated with high tech, cool design and generally attractive people. But the narrative had some pretty glaring problems that are difficult to overlook.

    There is a lot of violence against women in this film. It was normalized because the women being assaulted/attacked…