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  • The Invisible Man

    ★★★

  • Coco

    ★★★★½

  • The Sword in the Stone

    ★★★★½

  • The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter

    ★★★★★

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  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

    ★★★

    70 minutes of a completely naked man walking around killing people and diving out of windows.

    But no seriously, I appreciate this film and how well it still holds up today. I think this film was incredible in its era because lightbulbs and what not, had only existed about 50 years, and technology was brand new, so this would've been legitimate terrifying to conceive of happening at this point. Also nice to see a film from this era that isnt racist or sexist at its core.

  • Coco

    Coco

    ★★★★½

    I don't watch kid's movies a lot anymore. I also don't particularly care for Disney-Pixar, so when my boyfriend had to practically force me to sit down and watch Coco, I was expecting to not enjoy it. And damn, was I wrong.

    This is a touching, wonderful film about a glimpse of an afterlife where Indigenous cultures are properly respected, honored, and revered. The use of city as a character is very strong here, and the entire film, as my…

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  • The Watermelon Woman

    The Watermelon Woman

    ★★★★★

    An absolute watershed in queer cinema -- The Watermelon Woman is simultaneously ahead of its time and knew exactly what it was doing for its time. A raw, honest analysis of Black film, lesbian film, and working class film, this film weaves together a narrative of Black lesbian life and love. Cheryl's quest to locate an at-first nameless Black woman in early films finds her not just on a quest to find this woman, but a quest to really build…

  • Strawberry and Chocolate

    Strawberry and Chocolate

    ★★★★★

    An incredible film, filmed and released as a self-criticism of Cuba, particularly in the first half of the Cuban Revolution.

    I always hear from gusanos of the "evils of the Castro regime against the LGBTQ community", and certainly there were major errors in the first half of the Revolution -- Fidel Castro admitted this himself, but by the time this was released, Cuba was already well on its way to being a safe haven and major center for LGBTQ persons…