jane fonda defender, classic hollywood nerd, accidental cate blanchett historian, digital de-aging enjoyer
couldn't stop crying for about twenty minutes after ella and i left the theater. this time i felt so much of 12 year old me bubbling up to the surface. if only i had this film to hold my pre-teen hand (heart) when it felt like everything was falling apart. something to tell me that yes everything is terrifying and it is constantly changing and your brain and body don't make sense and you feel fundamentally broken and wrong before…
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“laura got her angel.”
-sheryl lee (who did a q&a after the screening and gave the most lovely, thoughtful answers imaginable)
not to be hyperbolic but probably my new favorite ending of all time. if i try to name what that scene instantaneously meant to/for me i might just combust, and i wouldn’t have the words anyways. i don’t think i ever will.
that being said, there is peace! for me it is not in death like laura (until it’s…