this isn’t even satire white suburbans just be like that
“do all lovers feel they’re inventing something?”
i’m gonna try to write this through my watery eyes and hope that it’s mostly intelligible! simply put, this film has made me fall even more deeply in love with not just being a queer woman, but with existing as a woman in general; sometimes all of the kindness and beauty and gentleness we naturally possess is overwhelming. céline sciamma’s camera loves these women - she doesn’t objectify them or their bodies, just…
when bitches say scott pilgrim isn’t a feminist film just show them exhibit A: how scott defeats roxy by pressing the spot under her knee that makes her orgasm and she screams YOU’LL NEVER BE ABLE TO DO THIS TO HERRRR as she dissolves into coins...like wow okay that’s kinda straight facts luv!
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
i'd obviously seen the fuck-you flipflops scene before (thank you film twitter!), and as impressive as it was in context, the opening scene is so much more powerful. the look in rooney mara's eyes as she delivers the lines "you're going to go through life thinking that girls don't like you because you're a nerd. and i want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that that won't be true. it'll be because you're an asshole" is so…