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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★

    Certainly manages to be unpredictable and purposefully unsettling, but despite finding many of the ideas pretty interesting I failed to connect with this. I need to accept that Kaufman’s direction just doesn’t work for me - in theory the idiosyncrasies of the structure and plot should be right up my alley, but instead I found myself either annoyed or bored by them.

  • Red Sparrow

    Red Sparrow

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This felt like a movie that men would think is really empowering for women. 

    Being forced into fulfilling men’s every desire while being subjected to endless psychological and physical torture in order to just cling to your life  is not empowering. 

    The way the movie kept insisting on stripping Dominika of her clothing and lingering on her body was too indulgent of a male fantasy and undercut any suggestion of her being in control of the situation. 
    I kept waiting…