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Favorite films

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Bronco Billy
  • Exiled
  • Conan the Barbarian

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  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    ★★★★★

  • The Loves of Carmen

    ★★★★★

  • On the Silver Globe

    ★★★★★

  • On the Silver Globe

    ★★★★★

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  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    We're All Going to the World's Fair

    ★★★★★

    really conveys the extent to which the internet has given everyone some sort of generalized mental illness of infantilizing self-consciousness, especially for teenagers who are so desperate to convince themselves of the veracity of their own feelings by watching other people on youtube and other places performatively share in the expression of such feelings, regardless of whether or not that expression is entirely cynical, genuine or merely a shitposting lark -- more importantly, it reminded me of that time that…

  • The Loves of Carmen

    The Loves of Carmen

    ★★★★★

    music of the spheres -- feet tapping, water dripping, cards falling where they may, fate made in the flick of a wrist or the tilt of a chin, as above so below, the smallness of social milieu and the largeness of quotidian life. carmen, like all of walsh's protagonists, is condemned to be free -- she is born too fast, too strong, too much in love with life. what she runs away from is despair, what she runs towards is death, but death on her own terms, impudently daring it to match her own inner power.

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  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho

    a film has to be more than just neon lights attached to your spotify playlist

  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage

    Venom: Let There Be Carnage

    ★★★★★

    venom LITERALLY said gay rights!!!

    they gave every single worst line in the script to michelle williams and she carried that shit like a champ. robert richardson photographed the crap out of this as well when he definitely didn't need to. absolutely dumb as hell, i loved every second of it. reminds you that capeshit doesn't have to be totally irredeemable self-important garbage; there's hope for cinema yet! give me a hundred more screwball comedies with big stupid queer slime creatures!!!