granthiggy

we have such sights to show you, bernie

Favorite films

  • Salome's Last Dance
  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Moonstruck
  • Dracula

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  • Salome's Last Dance

    ★★★★½

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

  • 20 Feet from Stardom

    ★★★★★

  • Dressed to Kill

    ★★

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  • Salome's Last Dance

    Salome's Last Dance

    ★★★★½

    Gun to my head, this might be my favorite movie? It has its faults (the casting of little people wearing modern Hasidic Jewish garb as the Israelites is my only big gripe, and not that this is an excuse but Russell always has to have some anti-abrahamic elements to his films) but it brings me such joy and heartbreak every time I return to it.

    Having never read or seen any adaptation of Salome by Oscar Wilde before watching this…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

    Anyway read house of x / powers of x by johnathan hickman

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  • Woman on Top

    Woman on Top

    ★★★½

    Yoruba. Brazilian cooking. Decent trans representation in the year 2000. 


    I hate pretty much everything that happens in the final act but god damn, I love this movie. I first watched it on Netflix a couple of years ago and immediately fell in love with it, knowing that inevitably I’d watch it again with someone else only to realize it’s not so good.

    I watched it again with my boyfriend last night and even he loved it so much. It’s…

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    so beautiful and colorful and innovative and inspiring, the work of costume designer Ruth Carter makes this movie fucking shine. Spike Lee really is a master

    knew nothing about the ending of this movie and was completely gut punched and in tears