A queer as hell nb weirdo who decided it’s so perfectly cliche to get really into film in your 30s that why fight it? They/them
Week 19: Harlan County USA
It’s so striking watching this so soon after Nomadland how much of a piece of poverty porn it really is. And it makes the choice to insert a fictional story into that movies real life elements even more ridiculous in contrast.
I have so many thoughts about this that I don’t think I can cover fully here, so I’m just going to hit the notes I can. This is…
Another really great 90s teen movie. Very “cool” and actually surprisingly sweet. The lack of any stakes is really refreshing, and all the characters are really likable. Could’ve been a five star if the mid-credits sequence had featured the pot head and the pizza delivery guy having their first kiss.