woman who does shit (sometimes) and doesn't do shit (other times)
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
(tw brief mentions of sexual and physical violence in the review, which is a given considering the film's subject matter)
in gregg araki's the doom generation, it states itself to be a "heterosexual film", to the point where it intentionally gives a vicious, hellish course-correction when its two male protagonists come close to a sexual encounter—nazis draped in american flags brutalise the heroic trio, leaving only two alive and speechless in an america now drained of colour and queerness. the…
(pre-review note: this is literally fucking scripted exclusively by two women and based off a manga written by a woman. you are blatantly choosing to ignore that this film's creative team is largely female and erasing their roles simply because you came in with auteur-theory-poisoned preconceptions that you want affirmed.)
i’m fucking bored of the neopuritan sensibility surrounding queer art that seems to call for a sexless perma-utopia in how the lives of people like us are transmitted to the…