Kell Manderley

Kell Manderley

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lesbian for humans, omnisexual for monsters. i grudgingly enjoy star wars. i also like other things, less grudgingly.

Favorite films

  • The Shape of Water
  • The Lighthouse
  • Snowpiercer
  • Train to Busan

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  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★

  • Till Death

    ★★★

  • Tragedy Girls

    ★★★½

  • Braid

    ★★★

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  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    ★★★

    👻 31 DAYS OF HORROR 2021 👻

    DAY 14: Halloween Kills (2021)
    Directed by David Gordon Green

    I dunno, I didn't HATE it, and there were some good moments, but overall I gotta say I was kinda... bored? Especially since people were gushing about how violent it was and how much gore there was. Like, there was a lot, but not any more than the average slasher movie. None of the kills were really that creative (I think Jason is…

  • Till Death

    Till Death

    ★★★

    👻 31 DAYS OF HORROR 2021 👻

    DAY 13: Till Death (2021)
    Directed by SK Dale

    Comparisons are bound to be drawn between this and Gerald's Game, and I will say the vibes are similar, but this one is like, less weird. Not in a good or bad way, just less weird. And honestly, it was only like Gerald's Game for like, a half an hour. Then it became very home-invasion, cat-and-mousey. Some really great use of the 'Chekhov's gun'…

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    I was deathly afraid that I was going to be bored by this movie (since it's been described as 'quiet' along with other adjectives I'm usually not fond of in movies). And it was quiet. But it also wasn't quiet at all. Feelings are LOUD, y'all.

  • Luca

    Luca

    ★★★★★

    Luca (2021)

    CAST: 6/10
    STORY: 9/10
    VISUALS: 7/10
    MUSIC: 5/10
    PANACHE: 7/10
    TOTAL: 8/10

    NOTES: This is an allegory for growing up queer, and I don't give a shit whether that was intentional or not. Probably not, because it's Disney, and they'd probably deny it with gusto. But they should have thought about that before they made such a gay movie.