joan.

half stream of consciousness thing going on half me using my cinema studies minor (I only did 75% of It so I dont technically have it)

Favorite films

  • The Power of the Dog
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Good Time
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

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  • Nick Kroll: Little Big Boy

    ★★★★

  • Elvis

    ★½

  • Girlfriends

    ★★★★★

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances

    ★★★★★

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  • Nick Kroll: Little Big Boy

    Nick Kroll: Little Big Boy

    ★★★★

    the comic to father to netflix stand up special about being a father continues

  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★½

    this was the suicide squad of biopics. I don't know who kept encouraging the scenes of Tom Hanks walking around with his IV in a CGI casino, but I'd like to think that was just some guy f'ing around having fun in the writers room and not meaning it like seriously,,,

    Austin Butler really gave a great performance and the inconsistent chaos of the rest of the movie did him dirty. It felt as though there were three different Elvis…

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  • Not Okay

    Not Okay

    ★★★★

    Kind of genius to write a satirical movie about influencer culture, as it (and people’s desperation to be “famous” online in any kind of way) as they exist in reality,, already somewhat operate as a satire of itself. So glad the film did not co-opt or dumb down how social media functions or the niche references in favor of appeasing an older audience.


    What stood out in this movie was the grounded performances of the actors (kind of an oxymoron…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So excited I saw this is 70mm so I can now join the conversation.
    I think this movie was good, I found it emotionally and visually captivating. Alana Haim is not only beautiful, but crazy to think this was her first time acting. But, I can see the critique of the movie due to its nature of being a period piece. I think the 70s is a period so interwoven in nostalgia culture of the current day, that it becomes…