i hate this movie so much i hate it why is shelley winters playing piper laurie in carrie years before the book carrie was even written why does dolores not get an actual name and why does she fling ham into james mason’s mouth like he’s a captive seal at sea world, what kind of sick and twisted sexual innuendo is that it’s not sexy or even phallic it’s a sloppy disc of pallid canadian bacon. why does peter sellers…
“Sometimes I feel very old, like my whole life’s over... like I’m not around no more.”
i grew up seeing the world like this. devouring stories of the outdoors, of people trying to tame lands and seasons destined to overthrow them, stuck between two evergreen eras in human history. this film feels like a world lost in time, still alive somewhere underneath a few feet of bricks, preserved like Roman baths. sam shepard’s farmer as someone gripping life with white…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
warning for uh suicide i guess? and guns and circuses.
“I hope you, uh, enjoy it. I hope this special can maybe do for you what it’s done for me, which is, uh, distract me from wanting to put a bullet into my head with a gun.”
at the end of Make Happy, bo burnham transitions from a live venue to a small room in his house, finishes a song, asking the audience (live and virtual) if we are happy.…