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“hello, you’ve reached the winter of our discontent.”
i love this kinda dumb movie !!! a fabulous 90s time capsule, coming of age / entering adulthood flick, a vehicle for my queen winona ryder and other faves ethan hawke and steve zahn, with a perfect soundtrack, some perfect scenes, several big laughs, and a light but earnest meditation on some Highly Relatable gen x struggles.
the film does devolve from being an honest and accurate portrayal of early 20s friendship…
thanks i love it !!! wow i had heeded critics' WRONG take for years that this movie was all fluff and fashion. while there is plenty of fluff and fashion, there is also a careful, empathetic look at a much maligned figure that is shockingly rather historically accurate. the costumes and art design are of course fabulous, but the story telling and acting were great too. SOUNDTRACK SLAPS. i loved everything.
wow. a beautiful, lived-in, emotionally charged film and an utterly terrific performance by riz ahmed (who is unbelievably hot in this film). the threads of self sabotage, denial, pain, acceptance, humility, and care that run through this story are so masterly woven together. of particular note was the unbelievable yet so unsurprising act of ruben, after testing so poorly and being told by the doctor to do the best he could to preserve his remaining hearing, going straight back to…