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Favorite films

  • Fargo
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Funny Games

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  • Dicks: The Musical

    ★½

  • The House Bunny

    ★★★

  • Madame Web

    ½

  • Anyone But You

    ★★★★

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  • All of Us Strangers

    All of Us Strangers

    ★★★★★

    One of the most honest depictions of extreme grief I’ve seen in modern film- absolute refusal. If you can still feel them, hear them, talk to them, then they aren’t gone yet. And honestly, when you lose someone important to you, are they ever really gone? 

    I have a specific memory of watching The Day the Earth Stood Still with my family when we got the call that my grandpa had passed. I was young when it happened, and we weren’t…

  • Monster

    Monster

    ★★★★½

    Within the first ten minutes of Monster I immediately tried figuring out what the title meant. Who/what is the monster?

    After the first act, I was seeing a lot of thematic similarities to the anime Erased. Complex family dynamics of a young mom raising an only child. As soon as the perspective shifted, I was thinking “oh fuck? It’s THAT kind of movie?” realizing how wrong I was. It evolves into a family drama about so much more than that; rumor-mongering in…

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  • Dicks: The Musical

    Dicks: The Musical

    ★½

    Couldn’t even finish it. The sewer boys bit made me giggle but it felt like it was trying too hard to be funny

  • The House Bunny

    The House Bunny

    ★★★

    “House bunny walked so Barbie could run” -Cass

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  • Madame Web

    Madame Web

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “If you can take on the responsibility, great power will come”

    -A line so bad they said it twice.

    I was going to say a shitty joke like “ It may not make morbillion dollars, but at least it’ll break madamillion” and leave it at that, but this was too bad not to talk about. Spoilers below.

    The entire film felt like a money laundering project.  There was nothing of value brought to the film industry with this in existence.

    It…

  • Poor Things

    Poor Things

    ★★★★★

    Mark Ruffalo brought back the slapstick rapscallion, and the world stood still

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