Eva has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★ during 2021.

  • X: The Movie

    X: The Movie

    ★★★

    brash, disintegrative, and schizophasic, an apocalypse through and of aesthetic dissipation and reassemblage at increasingly bewildering speeds, CLAMP's aesthetic and narrative sensibilities centrifuged inside of the brain of a very dumb guy until something totally unrecognizable and wild oozes out along with the blood and amniotic fluid and magic swords. i honestly feel like this really suffers though if you have any familiarity with the source text, though, because otherwise this is completely dead behind the eyes. there's something interesting…

  • Cursed

    Cursed

    ★★★

    by no stretch ever a masterpiece but i was ready to sound the "unfairly maligned minor work" alarm more or less until the climax kicks in and it goes from like, fun dumb comfort food with a hot cast and a high degree of tonal elasticity to insultingly stupid bullshit with no direction and less than zero ideas (extremely unsurprising to learn that the climax/ending were shoehorned in by weinstein on like the third or fourth reshoots, it REALLY shows).…