hi, i’m kaylyn (she/her) 🐁
it’s a race against the watchlist, baby
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
the beginning led me to believe this would be a sharp feminist gem. depictions of the sort of second coming-of-age a woman has when she takes her life and sexuality into her own hands are rare when they're genuine, striking when they're well done. i wanted this to be that. it can be said that it is, in a way. to me, it's toothless against the male gaze. she is a fantasy before she is a woman, even to herself.…
when i got home i sat in my car and gross cried while i listened to woke up new. i also cried in the theater next to this poor guy who was just trying to have a nice time. (sorry, guy.)
i go into most films as blind as possible to experience it for myself with some
level of purity. so, i went into this kind of tipsy (whoops) after sitting at a bar and i was rogue wave’d by the layers…