almost entirely worthless but still an improvement from The Green Knight.
misery porn disguised as a horror film in order to stand out in the market. filled with obvious needledrops, lots of hollow symbolism (the stuff with the water at the end made me roll my eyes) and a frankly embarrassing ending. has its moments scattered throughout but feels remarkably uncommitted to being anything in particular; just a mishmash of first draft ideas with some cool music video lighting tricks and no scares (or atmosphere!) whatsoever. really disappointed by this.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
ah yes this movie about privileged rich kids dealing with their meaningless shallow problems like the lingering trauma of childhhood sexual abuse, dealing with grief over your best friend's suicide, being openly gay and receiving brutal homophobia and dismissal from the man you love, being cheated on and abandoned in relationships and dealing with depression and crippling social anxieties by making connections and bonding with people, to find some form of solace and beauty in a world filled with such…
Mysterious Skin 2004
“I wished with all my heart that we could just leave this world behind, rise like two angels in the night and magically disappear”