River St. John

River St. John

don’t rly use this account much but mb I’ll post some thoughts here n there

Favorite films

  • Nomad
  • Bonjour Tristesse
  • Martin
  • Time and Tide

Recent activity

  • The Man in the Woods

  • Alone

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas

  • A Muppet Family Christmas

Recent reviews

  • The Polar Express

    The Polar Express

    exactly as horrifying as it was to me in my childhood. never reaches the heights of some of the scenes in Ready Player One but both seem a curious malformation of the conservative tendencies of two of Hollywood’s most prominent sentimentalists. your BELIEF, the belief of one, and all, is everything. complete abolition of self to ascribe oneself to an fantasy of exceptionalism for that Belief, at the whims of a Saint figure. All the Christmas music in this movie…

  • Fake Blonde

    Fake Blonde


    I’m glad my daddy told me so / he let his daughter know

Popular reviews

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    identity drained of meaning by the savior complex (ours and Cooper's), the complicity of a generation who saw purity in a flawed man. "I Am The FBI" We're all a little bit like Audrey when we realize our mistake, facing down our reality in a white room.

  • Split



    easier to believe in a goddamn infomercial than a victim. but the empathy of victims is the virtue that will allow us to survive against all odds. every layer of clothes Casey loses ends up being not only a reveal of her vulnerabilities but of her battle armor, the truest thing Shyamalan has ever done is show loneliness and self-harm both as toxic coping mechanism and the only way to grapple with a society that continually rejects the stories of…