The Bling Ring (2013) apologist.
there's so much i love about this movie.
i love how the first police officer calls every girl he knows in horny desperation.
i love how he calls his ex's mom just to chat and then asks, one-by-one, to speak to every member of her family.
i love the idea that the conclusions you jump to about a stranger are often wildly off base. i love the intersection of a relatively pure person and a dangerous one. i love the…
i am unusually attached to the characters in this show, but for whatever reason i am REALLY attached to Jules. like my heart hurts extra for her. i feel like i relate to her more than the others for reasons i don't quite understand, even though her life experiences are so so SO different from mine. i'm particularly struck by her arc with Nate, how deeply she opened up to him and how aggressively her heart was stomped on. having…
things i loved about ZOLA
-the gorgeous grainy pastel neons
-nicholas braun rapping along to "hannah montana" by Migos
-the way it grabs you by your balls and refuses to let go the entire runtime
-the run the jewels needle drop
-the constant aggressive (but earned!) tonal shifts
-how it had me yell-laughing
-the grimy florida underworld with the backdrop of kitschy hotels
-the prayer before the stripping
-the AMAZING dance sequences
bravo. favorite movie of the year so far.