Maria

Professional Rose Tico apologist and Moonstruck connoisseur.

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  • Looper

    Looper

    ★★★

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

    Okay! Yeah, it's a movie. I like JGL. The concept was pretty interesting. The kid was very cute. It was well-made. I just wonder why they made JGL's eyebrows so dark. They had to have like, dyed them purposefully. But for what reason? It made him look very different than his older self, who has no eyebrows (Sorry Bruce Willis, but it's true). Also the telekinesis gambit is introduced in the first like five minutes, but then isn't mentioned for…

  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★½

    *Mads Mikkelsen appears on screen* 
    My dad: So tell me. Is he attractive to women?
    Me: Teeheeheehee 😳🤭😌 Yes... 

    Lowkey I wanted Le Chiffre to win but that's just a symptom of "bitch who's watched too much Hannibal lately" syndrome. Sometimes, Maria, actors play multiple roles in multiple films and series... and you don't actually have to conflate them in your brain... perhaps one day I'll learn this.

    I've only ever seen James Bond films starring Daniel Craig, so I…

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

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

    Watched as part of the Virginia Film Festival.

    I am so incredibly downtrodden. But FUCK, what a movie. It was really good, but you don't need me to say that. The levels. LITERALLY, the levels. I will always be a sucker for families that love each other. I want to rewatch, but also I don't want to rewatch. At present, I don't know if there's much more I could say. It was just... good. Damn.


    Edit: I think the aspect…

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    ★★★★

    I watched this once when I was thirteen, immediately after my birthday. I hadn't seen it again since then, until now, because I'm supposed to be writing an essay that analyzes Miyazaki's portrayal of female characters. I didn't want to watch it again, not because I didn't enjoy it or anything like that, but because I think I enjoyed it too much. It struck a chord within me, like most Ghibli movies do, but on a much more personal level.…