anyway stream the spider-man: turn off the dark 2.0 bootleg on youtube 💝
tw // eating disorders, body dysmorphia
on june 24th, 1952, lilli, a popular, sexually forward, sassy and assertive working woman was given life in a filler comic strip for bild-zeitung, a hamburg newspaper by the german artist, reinhard beuthien. 3 years later, her popularity would see her transformed into a doll, marketed as a novelty adult gag gift due to the comic strip’s mature nature. she had a thin frame, pouty red cupid bow lips, half lidded demure eyes with…
only found out after just finishing this that wes craven originally intended for this film to be more akin to john carpenter’s starman before it got torn apart by the studios which lowkey hurts my soul because you can really see that more humanistic gentle approach in a lot of scenes which makes all the studio added gore all the more dissonant like i don’t think the original cut would reach the heights of starman but i think it would…
agree with the common sentiment about its failure as a metaphor for systemic racism and the immigrant experience but i think there’s a lot of really sweet genuine moments in this that make up for that, hope peter sohn gets another shot at a feature film i think he can probably make stronger work in the future !