emilyrugburn

emilyrugburn

Favorite films

  • Almost Famous
  • Still Bill
  • Zola
  • Tongues Untied

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  • Plus One

    ★★★★

  • Better Luck Tomorrow

    ★★★★½

  • Blade: Trinity

    ★★★★★

  • Bend It Like Beckham

    ★★★★

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  • Plus One

    Plus One

    ★★★★

    Started watching The Set Up and immediately got a someone I didn’t want to see jumpscare so watched this again instead and you know what? Good for me in both meanings of the phrase

  • Better Luck Tomorrow

    Better Luck Tomorrow

    ★★★★½

    I can see why Han only indulges in snacks in the Fast & Furious movies, because here in his distant past all he consumed was a full bottle of tequila and a carton of cigarettes 

    (One of the best studio “indies” of this century, so proto-A24 and would get way more awards attention if it came out today. Great performances, and Jason Tobin especially has an unbelievable laughing-into-crying moment after they beat up the jock…it’s incredible. Justin Lin can do no wrong in my book.)

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  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★½

    Yeah, I’m reevaluating. 

    The night I saw LP, I walked out genuinely feeling very 4 stars, but I added a half star because honestly even if you mark a review as having spoilers, we all know the stars alone constitute a spoiler themselves and I wanted my PTA loving lb friends to stay excited til Christmas or whenever they see it. 

    But in the weeks since then, I have to be real: The high of the night wore off -…

  • The Faculty

    The Faculty

    ★★★★½

    HE’S TWEAKIN LET HIM FUCK-CKIN TWEAK