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  • Alien
  • Belladonna of Sadness
  • Pulse
  • The Big Lebowski

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  • The Last Unicorn

    ★½

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    ★★½

  • Nobody

    ★★★½

  • It Chapter Two

    ★★★

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  • The Last Unicorn

    The Last Unicorn

    ★½

    Has there ever before been a movie that was this beautiful and this bad? The backgrounds in The Last Unicorn are among the most gorgeous I've seen in the medium. They easily put Disney to shame. The highly stylized characters are mostly well-rendered (Molly Grue's mostly frozen expression and hairdo is a glaring exception). While I didn't love the way people were drawn, that's just person opinion.

    But the storytelling here is just plain bad. Characters float in and out…

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron

    ★★½

    The only Marvel stuff I've really enjoyed recently is the Loki show and the first four episodes of WandaVision. In other words, stuff that doesn't "feel" like Marvel. Stuff without superheroes. And that's led me to think that maybe I don't actually like Marvel stuff anymore.

    Which is a bummer. I *want* to like Marvel. It seems like fun. But unless I'm in a large group like I was for Black Widow, I'll procrastinate for years to avoid seeing Marvel…

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  • Rhythm 21

    Rhythm 21

    Movie: ◻️

    Me: ok.

    Movie: ⬛

    Me: 🤯

  • Asparagus

    Asparagus

    ★★★★★

    My take: The protagonist (maybe every woman, maybe the filmmaker herself) stays in her home, wrapped up in whatever strange comforts she can find there. Her imagination runs riot. Outside is a world of the crassest, most phallocentric sexuality. Instead of facing it directly, she allows her imagination to reshape it. When she does have to venture forth she guards herself with a mask, hiding her true self. However, by collecting symbols of her experience and sharing them with others…