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  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★★

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

    In a way, it was like two bereavements. My little girl... and the person I once was.

    Almost none of us commit suicide, whereas almost all of us self-destruct.

    The first time I saw this film I couldn't breathe.

    I'm in a strange place in my life right now. It's alien, and terrifying, and beautiful all at once. I just turned 20, an age I never thought I'd reach. It's somehow both such a big and small age. I've become…

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  • Escape Room

    Escape Room

    ★★½

    deborah ann woll has such “I WAS TOLD BY APPLECARE!” energy in this film i love it

  • Unicorn Store

    Unicorn Store

    ★★★★

    You’re gonna love her exactly how she is, even when she thinks that there is nobody who could love her in the whole world. 

    Brie Larson’s unabashedly girly, nicecore ode to being in your 20s, terrified of growing up, and disillusioned with the thing you love the most. I adored this. I adored every second of it. 

    If I had seen this back in 2017 or 2018, I think I would have fallen to pieces. Still, the beautiful beating heart…

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★

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

    "I don't have time to be their cautionary tale."

    Freddie says this to his bandmates when he reveals his diagnosis with HIV. Ironic, really, given that scene takes place entirely because this film turned him into just that.

    In this film, Feddie's contraction of HIV and eventual death is framed as a tragic inevitability, of which he and his manipulator are to blame. It's his punishment, for his ego, for pushing his band members away. Pushing them away, that is,…

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★★★

    simon falling in love with every boy who was remotely nice to him is peak repressed gay culture.