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  • Minding the Gap

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  • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

    Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

    Lots of fun. Kind of like a Nickelodeon version of The Diary of a Teenage Girl. With extreme pace and a hard lean into sugar coated fantasy. Gurinder Chadha has never fucked around but she’s going so damn hard here. Into pop, into boys, a splash of raunch, completely ideal resolutions to conflict and especially the extremes of the English vernacular (“You’re just a big, fat, minging minger with huge knickers and a ginormous shnozzle!”). I mean wow. Some of…

  • Minding the Gap

    Minding the Gap

    Can’t believe it took me so long to see this. Extremely up my alley. I’ve seen complaints about it not coming to any conclusions about it’s abusive subjects. But it made me think about the abuse that was in my household and how it’s impacted me. And it gave me comfort to just talk about the abuse in our past and the masculinity in our lives. It also gave me comfort to feel like I was doing it amongst friends…

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  • Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine

    ★★★★★

    The way the family rallies around olive at the end is one of the most beautiful things ever. Every character in this movie is vulnerable and I really really appreciate that. There's so many great moments(Steve Carells eyes in the gas station, Alan Arkin consoling his son, Abigail running to the car at the end) but nothing screams "I love my family" more than Greg Kinnear on a moped

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    Toni Collette deserves a super Oscar for this performance, I mean cot damn she put it all on the line. I feel like such a nerd right now. My friends are using words like "psychological" and "thrilling" to describe this film. Meanwhile, I had a deeply horrifying experience. I was sincerely uncomfortable for most of the run time. That being said, I really wanna see it again. Based off the first viewing, I can't think of a film that scared me more