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  • In a Year with 13 Moons

    In a Year with 13 Moons

    ★★★★★

    Fassbinder's most deeply empathetic work - in which he takes the pain of his lover's suicide, and through it is able to reach a specific emotional experience that could just as easily be foreign to him. perhaps the most explicitly personal stamp on this film is the use of Fassbinder's episode on the German interview show Life Stories, where he shows footage of himself being interviewed on how he believes he's "always failing" in relationships and other such questions. This…

  • Querelle

    Querelle

    ★★★★★

    the majority of Fassbinder's work is somewhat cynical about love - both heterosexual and otherwise - and while Querelle is certainly not a straightforward, optimistic love story, there's a degree of tenderness to the film that's somewhat lacking in other Fassbinder films, as we watch Querelle go from being purely an object of sexual desire to somebody who is able to love others and to accept love from others. while the film is perhaps Fassbinder's most explicitly homosexual, the hardship…

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  • Baal

    Baal

    ★★★★★

    he's basically me

  • Dil Se..

    Dil Se..

    ★★★★

    if we die in each other's arms, still get laid in the afterlife

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  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    ★★★

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

    I’m a trans man. I guess I don’t really talk about this that much on Letterboxd dot com because to be honest it doesn’t speak that much to my views on film - or at the very least the views on film that I specifically put in my reviews. As a trans man, i.e. somebody affected by general anti-trans sentiment, but not specifically by transmisogyny (hatred against trans women/transfeminine people), I will be the first to admit that almost everything…

  • WandaVision

    WandaVision

    ½

    literally just watch Berlin Alexanderplatz instead