~ Chloe

She/Her | ๐ŸŽž | Film Student
This is to share my love of film,
and my aim to write informative reviews.

Favorite films

  • Stand by Me
  • Personal Shopper
  • The Mountain Between Us
  • Poltergeist

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  • Smooth Talk

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  • Carny

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  • The X Files

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  • Boogie Nights

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  • Smooth Talk

    Smooth Talk

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    Joyce Chopra's Smooth Talk (1985) is a look at teenage life and sexual awakenings. Two words: daunting and unsettling. I don't know how else to describe it.

    Set in Northern California, Connie Wyatt (Laura Dern), fifteen-years-old, is discovering her sexual awakening.

    From what I had read, Smooth Talk sounded like a film that I should seek out. Daunting and unsettling is exactly how I felt for the last twenty minutes of Smooth Talk's runtime.

    The cinematography is stunning, and it'sโ€ฆ

  • Carny

    Carny

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    Robert Kaylor's Carny (1980) is a drama-filled film about the running and the maintaining of a travelling carnival around the Southern United States of America.

    Waitress Donna (Jodie Foster), after confessing that she wants out of her small town, decides to join a travelling carnival.

    Filled with interesting moments and a variety of characters, Carny managed to maintain my interest from the start. It can be slow-paced; especially, at the start, but the story and the characters had me invested.โ€ฆ

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  • The X Files

    The X Files

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    You made me a whole person. I owe you everything, Scully, and you owe me nothing.

    Directed by Rob Bowman and written by Chris Carter, The X-Files (1998), also referred to as The X-Files: Fight the Future, is a terrific mystery-thriller.

    FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), fight to uncover the conspiracy about aliens trying to colonise the planet.

    If you're unfamiliar with The X-Files (1993 - 2002), it doesn't make much of aโ€ฆ

  • Black Bear

    Black Bear

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    I've been lying since the second I got here.

    This is my second viewing of Lawrence Michael Levine's Black Bear (2020), and I'm entranced by it.

    We are introduced to filmmaker, Allison (Aubrey Plaza), as she arrives at a log cabin to find inspiration for her film. We are also introduced to the two owners of the log cabin: Gabe (Christopher Abbott) and Blair (Sarah Gadon). Which we see turns into a suspense-filled drama.

    While I did find it somewhatโ€ฆ