Ethan

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Hot takes not guaranteed, but unnecessary personal stories and connections are promised.

Favorite films

  • Tenet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Social Network
  • Mistress America

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  • Rollerball

    ½

  • God Save Texas

    ★★★★

  • Solaris

    ★★★★

  • The Favourite

    ★★★★

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  • Alfie

    Alfie

    Fuck this movie for making me say, “Fuck Jude Law.” instead of “Fuck, Jude Law.”

  • Three Months

    Three Months

    ★★★

    Three Month opens with a title card that places it in Hollywood, Florida in 2011. I had to look it up and sure enough it wasn’t until 2012 that the FDA approved PrEP and now ten years after that the little blue pill feels almost ubiquitous in the gay community. 

    Somehow though, by firmly placing itself in between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale in the early 2010s this manages to feel like one of the first period pieces about the decade. I’ve…

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  • Rollerball

    Rollerball

    ½

    An assault on all fronts. I did low key appreciate the night vision sequence, but wow, hard to find anything redeemable in this mess.

  • God Save Texas

    God Save Texas

    ★★★★

    I heard about this in a discussion of The Zone of Interest. This is just sitting on Max. Definitely worth a watch. It is fascinating and overwhelming to see all the ways the prison system impacts Huntsville. Death administered regularly with a community numb to the moral dilemma they are a part of simply for living where they do. Victims all around. 

    Linklater might not be the best interviewer, but he nobody films Texas like him. It’s no surprise that…

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  • Sex and the City 2

    Sex and the City 2

    ½

    Nothing could’ve prepared me for this.

  • Lisa Frankenstein

    Lisa Frankenstein

    ★★★

    Newton and Sprouse are good together. Liza Soberano was a real revelation. Gave me my first real craving to go back and revisit Warm Bodies. Mildly recommend for when this goes wide.