she/her • 24 • emmy-losing producer • independent spirit awards voter • very stubborn virgo • yes, i majored in film
"i am not... um, well."
watching bo's creative process in INSIDE is beautiful, unsettling, and bittersweet all at once, especially since i never thought he would do something like this ever again.
bo made this by himself and for himself. that being said, when the special ended, i realized i had let myself forget that the root of his persona and his writing has always been performing. as in, everything is inherently a performance and everybody is performing everything all…
“social media - it’s just the market’s answer to a generation that demanded to perform. so the market said, here - perform. perform everything to each other, all the time for no reason.”
i saw this show live over 5 years ago, and honestly, bo’s revelation about social media and performance rewired my entire brain. since then, i’ve always considered my social media presence to be a “performance.” and being a performer at all moments gets tiring! a lot of…
at the forty-six minute mark of this film, zendaya asks weakly, "are you done?" and john david washington sighs and replies, "not even fucking close." i looked at the run time and saw that i had an entire hour left of this film and i thought to myself... wow. art does imitate life.
if you wanna watch a movie where a couple fights with each other for what feels like ages, watch BEFORE MIDNIGHT. watch MARRIAGE STORY. you don't need…