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  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★★★

    Sometimes when I'm watching a movie, I think things like "is this really good, or do I just think that lady is pretty?" or "is this really bad, or are my personal experiences clouding my judgememt?" And that second guess-work is complete objectivist bullshit. Movies are what they mean to us.

    Creature from the Black Lagoon is the best movie ever made because of what it means to me. It's the best because of my deep love for the Creature…

  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    ★★★★★

    When I watched this movie, I made one, major error in reading the text that led me down a rabbit hole of projecting a meaning onto this film that couldn't touch authorial intent with a ten foot pole, but regardless, I have a million thoughts in my head that I just need to get out.

    When I watched the movie, I thought our main character, the titular Iron Man, was, in fact, the fetishist who was hit by a car,…

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  • OCUPADO

    OCUPADO

    ★★★★★

    Aye the director's kinda sexy tho

  • The Watermelon Woman

    The Watermelon Woman

    ★★★★

    That sex scene really got me feelin' some type of way

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  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie

    ★★½

    So like going in the biggest criticism I kept hearing for this thing was that Malcom is an insufferable asshole and exists just as a mouthpiece for Sam Levinson- actually watching the movie, though, it quickly became obvious to me that the movie also thinks Malcom is an asshole, and it isn't presenting as if he, and by proxy, Sam Levinson, is a genius or anything. That being said Sam Levinson still made an entire movie about how he's an…

  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★

    There's this one little detail I love, where Ms. Chan is just drenched with anxiety and longing and loneliness, and she just grips really tight to her own arm and that's like the exact shit I do when I'm racked with anxiety that I don't even think about.