Tommy

Tommy

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Favorite films

  • Daisies
  • Certain Women
  • Strange Days
  • Cléo from 5 to 7

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  • The House of Sand

    ★★★

  • Monster Hunter

    ★★★½

  • Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★★

  • Rope

    ★★★★

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  • Xala

    Xala

    ★★★½

    A lethargic loogie mixed with the sex politics of 30s screwball comedy, the absurdist, flat affect of a Kaurismaki or Buñuel film, and a post-colonial anger at the colonizers and colonized whose money robs Senegal of its virility

  • Signs

    Signs

    ★★★½

    Shyamalan’s post-9/11 trilogy (signs-village-happening) are interesting documents of where American society was emotionally during in the aftermath of the attacks. The Village is the most reactionary of the three, condemning the warping of a tragedy into a tool that would increase the stranglehold our elders had over our nation, making us increasingly fascist and insular. The Happening, meanwhile, presents society paranoid and fractured by years of government distrust, worn down by failure after failure by authority to solve any issues…

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ½

    Like watching your dog die in slow motion for 2 and a half hours straight. In reality this is like two stars but honestly it’s the opposite of everything I want out of a spider man story so fuck this movie hard

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★★

    Who knew that the entirety of human emotion could be found on a doughy white boy’s face