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“don’t you see what you could be?”
the only allure here for me is that queen’s music is pretty good, and it also acts as the glue that haphazardly holds it all together. the first time i saw it i was charmed by the musical scenes (and also had no idea about the numerous controversies the film has surrounding it like a wasp hive), but over time i realized this has almost nothing else of…
Abominable. Chickenshit exploitation of queerness and public persona, in addition to being formally inept. Every single element of this movie is subpar, lacking in nuance and a solid foundation of existence. All of the reaction shots are gold - everyone is lost: in geography, character motivation, respect of authenticity or even some semblance of cinematic coherence. Nothing is even remotely aware of its functionality. The film…
That was her. That was my Angel. That was who I loved. Who I was empowered and inspired by. Who made my heart soar to heights she reached within seconds. Who made me cry. Who made me laugh. Who meant the world to me.
She was just as pure and wonderful as she was on the page. She was just as smart and bad-ass as her splash panels. She was as much of a hero to the world at large…
the squares lived happily,
in their square houses,
in their square yards,
in their square town.
one day, a family of circles
moved in from the west.
"get out of here, roundies!" shouted one of the squares.
"why?" asked one of the circles.
"because this is a metaphor for racism!"