• Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

    ★★★½

    “i cannot begin to tell you how much i’ve thought about it”

    this was maybe my most anticipated movie since it screened at Sundance last year and i feel ok about it. 

    it’s at its best when it focuses on how trauma bleeds into the other people in our life, the way that it weighs on us even when we didn’t directly experience it. how when we don’t take active steps to heal, we are stunted, stopped in our tracks…

  • This Is Spinal Tap

    This Is Spinal Tap

    ★★★★

    absolutely impeccable cross talk!!!

  • Boogie Nights

    Boogie Nights

    realizing now that this movie was probably the cause of the multiple “please don’t do cocaine when you move to LA honey” talks my parents gave me in 2019

  • A Bad Moms Christmas

    A Bad Moms Christmas

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    kenny g says “bitch”

  • Ready or Not

    Ready or Not

    ★★★★

    absolute banger alert. this was my most anticipated movie of 2019 and i stand by that even today

  • The Prom

    The Prom

    i absolutely love watching movies with carly, especially bad ones. nicole kidman please be my mom

  • A Nice Girl Like You

    A Nice Girl Like You

    ★★★

    better than tenet

  • Vampire Academy

    Vampire Academy

    ★½

    never before have i seen a movie more thoroughly fail the “show not tell” rule

  • Babyteeth

    Babyteeth

    ★★★★

    beautiful beautiful beautiful. somehow both calming and quietly horrifying all at the same time. the camera shook and stepped and zoomed like i was in the room, like i watched this family fall apart and stitch itself back together simultaneously. we’re all using each other a little bit, nobody’s intentions are pure, and the way that impurity reinforced everyone’s love for each other felt special to witness.

  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★★

    if you put a gun to my head and asked me to tell you anything about Citizen Kane or the other events of this movie, i would unfortunately pass away. with that context, i’m pretty bummed to report that i, queen of thinking all movies are “just fine,” actually found myself really enjoying Mank.

    i loved the score. i loved that all of the secondary characters felt more interesting than the main one. i loved how it felt like a…

  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    ★★★★½

    Action blockbuster Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation airing on Thursday at 8 AM on FXX

  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    ★★★★★

    every single scene is iconic. i love Ted Neeley screaming his way through an existential crisis. Carl Anderson is an absolute monster of a performer, every moment he is on screen is entertaining, i could watch him forever. a must see for musical fans imo