100 straight minutes of jackie and co. at the top of their game, training and fighting. not a moment to breathe, not a second that doesn't entertain, and not a single move that lacks poetry
love the addition of the early scenes between pepel and the baron. while i do miss the ambiguity of the original as to whether the baron was ever affluent in the first place, the depiction of his descent and friensdhip with pepel is such a beautiful renoir touch and likely my favorite part of the movie
i did not apply to arizona boys state, i had arizona boys state thrust upon me. i had no clue what to expect besides what my teacher who nominated me told me about it, which was that it would be fun. it was not. only this movie's release allowed me to access those memories again after over four years.
i think most of what needs to be said about the american legion's boys state program is self-evident to any observer…
i am scared to go to sleep. and, in my waking life, i will now live in fear that if i come across a cat in any form, human or feline, it will trigger the parasite that this movie lodged in my brain and force me to commit unspeakable acts.
just as the hell the jellicle cats inhabit is a place completely removed from time and space, the film utterly lacks any consideration for these same constructs. i couldn't tell…