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  • A Question of Silence
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Different from the Others
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

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  • Living in Oblivion

    ★★★★

  • Illusions

    ★★★★½

  • Buena Vista Social Club

    ★½

  • Mr. Thank You

    ★★★★

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  • Living in Oblivion

    Living in Oblivion

    ★★★★

    Fucking hilarious, if you've ever been on a film set please watch this. A few problematic gags but ultimately they felt like they punching up for the most part.

  • Buena Vista Social Club

    Buena Vista Social Club

    ★½

    Beautiful music and an excellent sound mix are overshadowed by ugly DV videography and a tepid primitivist neoliberal outlook on Cuba and the unapologetic emphasis of a disingenuous neocolonial white saviour narrative

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  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ½

    I hadn't seen psycho since well before I realized I was trans. I remembered the whole thing about Norman impersonating his mother and how it kind of began the whole man in a dress / "tr*nny" murderer trope, which is bad enough on its own. I did not however remember how directly, outwardly transphobic the ending was..... The whole speech from the psychiatrist dude talking about how a "transvestite" is a man who wears women's clothing for sexual pleasure and…

  • Tomboy

    Tomboy

    ★★

    Queer cinema month (13/20)

    The first hour and a bit of this and the last 20 minutes to me felt almost like 2 different movies. The first portion is really adorable, with a very open and optimistic view of gender variance in a young child. It also was one of the sweetest portrayals of sibling love I've ever seen. The way Jeanne was quick to accept and respect Mikaëls gender expression, even seeming proud to have a brother, was really…