✨ christie ✨

✨ christie ✨

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woman who does shit (sometimes) and doesn't do shit (other times)

Favorite films

  • Guinea Pig 4: Devil Woman Doctor
  • Guinea Pig 4: Devil Woman Doctor
  • Guinea Pig 4: Devil Woman Doctor
  • Guinea Pig 4: Devil Woman Doctor

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  • .com for Murder

    ★★★★

  • LA Plays Itself

    ★★★★

  • Millennium Mambo

    ★★★★½

  • The Adventures of Iron Pussy

    ★★★

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  • .com for Murder

    .com for Murder

    ★★★★

    i love films that exist as kitschy early-internet artifacts so much and this is among the best of that niche. also has the omnipotent hacker trope in spades; the stakes raised humorously higher because this internet is so much more malleable than any internet you or i know to the point where it may as well be the Wired. obsessed with the way the police are totally deprived of any pretense of competence as the film progresses to the point where smash cuts to a police car driving down some nondescript wrong route become a reliable comic beat.

    dishonorable mention: when the dweeby villain says "froylein"

  • LA Plays Itself

    LA Plays Itself

    ★★★★

    shout out to the performance (1970) billboard that gets a good ten or so seconds of screentime, and also to the two shots of signs ("LIPS" and "FLAP") that oscillate wildly from zoomed in to zoomed out. lots of techniques here feel predictive of gay cinema to follow and likely because they were emulated. before the 80s most of the american lgbt+ art to be distinctly anti-assimilationist in its unabashedness would not be found in multiplexes or bookshop chains but…

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

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

    (tw brief mentions of sexual and physical violence in the review, which is a given considering the film's subject matter)

    in gregg araki's the doom generation, it states itself to be a "heterosexual film", to the point where it intentionally gives a vicious, hellish course-correction when its two male protagonists come close to a sexual encounter—nazis draped in american flags brutalise the heroic trio, leaving only two alive and speechless in an america now drained of colour and queerness. the…

  • Happy Together

    Happy Together

    ★★★★★

    chungking express is like being hugged, in the mood for love is like being spun around, and this is like being viciously and repeatedly punched in the face so of course i think this is his best film.