I'm pretty certain you could watch Emma. without sound or subtitles and still have a perfectly satisfying experience. The general arc of the story is formulaic enough to give you the gist (as always, that's not meant as an insult), but the costumes, the set design, and the running physical gags and humorous facial expressions … Continue reading Review: Feast Your Eyes on “Emma.”
Yes, God, Yes is, by far, the sweetest, gentlest, sincerest—and funniest—movie about sexual awakening (and masturbation!) that I can remember watching. Because I have to rewatch things so many times to get screenshots and quotes, I often worry that the Netflix algorithm will mistakenly think I'm obsessed with a movie that I hate. But in … Continue reading ‘Yes, God, Yes’ You Should Watch This Movie
Well, this was an absolute delight to watch. Enola Holmes is based on a series of YA novels by Nancy Springer, which I have not yet read so there will be no commentary on how the movie measures up to the page, but I can say with confidence that the movie version is bright, crisp, … Continue reading No Mystery About Whether You Should Watch ‘Enola Holmes’
The truth is, I don't always gravitate toward Will Ferrell's movies. At this point I'd like to preemptively ask people to chill out. I'm not trying to disparage Will Ferrell or his movies or your taste in movies and I don't need you to convince me I'm wrong. It can be your thing without it … Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” Knowing My Fate Is To Be Watching You
Look, let me start by telling you what I didn't strongly dislike about the movie The Kissing Booth: 1. Its portrayal of an intimate and wholly platonic friendship between a teenage girl and boy. 2. Molly Ringwald, though I question why she agreed to be in this movie. Aaaand, that's pretty much it. But don't … Continue reading “The Kissing Booth 1 & 2” Let’s Plow Through The Patriarchy Together!