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  • In the Realm of the Senses

    In the Realm of the Senses

    ★★★★★

    A girl like you can stab a man's heart without a knife, huh?

    My first two viewings, while transcendent, left me completely speechless. I would quickly run to my phone to type out a log, and then stop. Because putting all of these thoughts rushing through my head into words was an impossible task. All I knew was, this was the embodiment of everything I would want my own work to be, and I had just found something tremendous.

    From…

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  • Angel Guts: Red Vertigo

    Angel Guts: Red Vertigo

    ★★★★½

    It’s the scene in the car when the businessman finds her that I think back to when I first started on pink films. I didn’t know the first thing about them and I’m almost positive I wasn’t even familiar w the term “pink film” until some time had passed. But there was something I picked up on right away and that certainly applies here.

    The first scene of Sato’s Survey Map of a Paradise Lost sees Kiyomi Ito bound w…

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    Obviously I didn’t watch this egregious, bigoted piece of shit. 

    A few weeks ago I opened Twitter and saw a clip which has now been retweeted millions of times. I didn’t read the caption and just clicked on it. I’m referring to the scene where Queen meets w the record label executive. Rami, in his atrocious accent that sounds like eighth grade me attempting to mimic my English teacher, tells the group: “I want to make an impression, darling.” I…

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  • Showgirls

    Showgirls

    ★★★★★

    what i ask rn is your attention. you've put up with me and you've put up with my logs that seemingly going on forever. i go on and on and on, and instead of telling me to shut up, you listen to me. i love you guys. so tonight, give me that. because what i'm about to write is probably the most important thing i will ever say on here.

    i'm in niagra falls for a few days on vacation…

  • Showgirls

    Showgirls

    ★★★★★

    KBID, you never go to sleep in Vegas.

    However many years ago when I found out film was my passion, seeing movies I loved, I threw around the phrase “it changed my life” too freely. I guess I didn’t really understand what that meant. To say that the joy this has brought me changed my life would be putting it lightly. Where I would be without this, creatively or even physically, I don’t know. 

    These past few weeks have tested…