Kate Leth is a writer of comics, cartoons and wrongs.
For my fiancé’s fifth anniversary of not drinking, I rented out a local movie theatre screen to show Jurassic Park for $125. We hadn’t been to a movie since Sonic the Hedgehog last Valentine’s Day. There were seven of us. We got theatre popcorn and fountain soda and our friends yelped when the raptors popped out. Best night of my life.
If you live in a safe enough area to do so, highly recommend. Highly. Hugely. Incredible stuff. Ten out of ten. Christ almighty I miss the movies.
Okay but I WILL say
I was tripping on shrooms while watching the latest episode because it’s pandemic, make your own rules, and WOW what a thing to watch while psychedelics are taking effect. That stork fucked me UP, I was entirely certain it was real and speaking to me through the TV, and when Wanda couldn’t make it disappear I was genuinely frightened
Teens tried to label this movie as transphobic a couple years back and look, I’m not having it. Is it wildly outdated by today’s standards? Yes, obviously, but of course it is. It wasn’t made to win GLAAD awards, it was made by trashy gay theatre stoners back when being any of those things was enough to get disowned. RHPS launched millions of little queers and kinksters out of the closet. The cultural impact is impossible to imagine to someone…