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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    do all lovers feel they’re inventing something?

    the clandestine stealing of forbidden glances. the thankless task of trying to tamp a lover’s image into the folds of your brain. the dread of said image’s inevitable fading. the smoldering slow-burn of impossible yearning, and the explosive fireworks when it’s finally reciprocated. the sizzling sound of a final farewell.

    director céline sciamma packs each frame with tangible emotion, and she does it all without a manipulative score. we know exactly what to…

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  • Klaus

    Klaus

    CUTE even though the cool messy-haired love interest dressed in a cool tattered black shawl and wielding a cool knife gets made over into the boring feminine ideal of a boring wife with a boring bow in her hair and a boring dress 🥱😴 why are we so afraid to let women have knives in our children’s christmas movies

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    The Official ROBsessed Thirst-Watching Guide

    CHAPTER 2: GOOD TIME (2017)
    in that infamous robert pattinson reddit ama, he claims his favorite line he’s said on film is, “don’t be confused, it’s just gonna make it worse for me.” didn’t notice that line on first watch, but on rewatch its gravity was unmistakable, completely centering and solidifying Connie's egocentric perspective.

    Connie Nikas is, to me, a 21st century Nicky Godelin from Elaine May’s Mikey & Nicky, especially considering the Safdies have cited…

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    first watch: fight club is the best movie ever made
    second watch: fight club is a deep commentary on the dangers of consumerism
    third watch: fight club is a disgusting cesspool of toxic masculinity and it’s not as deep as its fanboys think it is
    fourth watch: fight club is a critique of toxic masculinity and it’s deeper than its fanboys think it is
    fifth watch: fight club is the best satirical gay romcom ever made

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    these two bisexuals that look like they just stumbled out of their first vampire weekend concert really had the nerve to make me lay on my floor & cry while listening to sufjan stevens huh