“We are not always what we seem, and hardly ever what we dream” - Schmendrick
Six Degrees of Separation 1993
The theme and character arc of this film always touches my core. For me, it strikes on a personal level on similar experiences I’ve had, not the exact same but close enough to resonate. The storyline of memories, sexuality, the small gap of reality and fantasy, the human imagination, here-say, gossip, rumors, and mostly not reducing a person regardless of credence to an anecdotal quip.
As a film speckie, it’s all the techniques implored to get the message out and stay…
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed 2022
That’s it! — building a time machine and jetting off to 70/80s NYC and London for the thrift store found fortuny gowns. The storyteller in me was inspired by this film so much it had my creative brain going.
This one delivered such an emotional pendulum, from growing up in a burdgeoning capitalistic world, the female perspective, living in the marginalized fringe, finding young unforgettable love, all the pain and memories it brings, remaining ironic, tapping into an aritstic and…
The Craft: Legacy 2020
If every CW series was put into one movie, this would be it. From plot holes that lead nowhere to jumble messes.
A gamine girl that gets a period from hell, so badly it bleeds through her jeans (like really?!), a shoe horned closeted bi male that shares how tough it is to be himself to the “witches”, to moments later the indie girl from the group jerks off right after his shared tender moment, and then, oh yes then,…