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  • No Skin Off My Ass

    No Skin Off My Ass

    ★★★½

    The fantastical catharsis of an exploitation revenge pic achieved through gay-kink-as-restorative-justice. Really interesting & totally sexy.

  • Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

    Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

    ★★★★

    Sort of behind-the-music style authoritative documentary structure that's totally subverted with the camp, artifice, and effeteness of the barbie doll medium, plus classic Haynes narrative interruptions. Todd really just singlehandedly invented and perfected the genre of the experimental biopic.

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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ★★★★★

    not gonna say anything about this right now cause it’s not out yet, and also feel slightly weird reviewing a movie that my cousin/dear friend made but like, this is truly one of the best movies i’ve ever seen and i can’t wait for everyone else to see it!!

  • The Lobster

    The Lobster

    ★★½

    With a premise like this one so much interesting stuff could’ve been done wrt gender & sex & monogamy etc etc but I found the movie disappointingly vacant in those realms. I struggle to see what its perspective and ideological intentions were apart from broad cynicism. It also felt sort of like it took itself too seriously to be a true satire but wasn’t invested enough in the details of its own world to be a more genuine work of speculative fiction.…