Favorite films

  • Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
  • Three Colors: Red
  • La Haine
  • Lessons of Darkness

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  • Pleasure

    ★★★

  • Ratcatcher

    ★★★★

  • Red Rocket

    ★★

  • C'mon C'mon

    ★★★★

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  • Pleasure

    Pleasure

    ★★★

    This one popped up on my feed a couple weeks after I watched Red Rocket, which was, for me, a disappointment. I'm a little disappointed by this one, too, though I think it's the better movie. Visually it's creative and discomfiting, bordering on grotesque, but the story felt a little one-note.

    I think the film accomplished what it wanted to accomplish--that is, to show how the porn industry compels women to "consent" to more extreme scenes for more money, often…

  • Ratcatcher

    Ratcatcher

    ★★★★

    Watched with Diana at AFS this weekend; before the film, an AFS speaker said Lynne Ramsey’s films gives primacy to “the images 🤌” which turned out to be true. There were so many great shots; it kept the film interesting when other directors may have made the subject feel more like misery porn. Love Snowball forever

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  • Bridge to Terabithia

    Bridge to Terabithia

    ★★½

    When I was 9, my grandma gave me this movie the day after my dad died, along with some donuts. I enjoyed the donuts

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★½

    The singing’s fine, the costumes are good, but I need ppl to understand that I don’t dislike the changes to Alexander Hamilton’s story bc it isn’t “accurate,” i dislike it bc LMM’s “critique” (if u can call it that) is toothless and only serves to erase the actual harm Hamilton and the founding fathers caused. Like if 200 years from now there’s a Trump musical where the actor is black and the story is that he’s a “revolutionary” son of…