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  • The Owls

    The Owls

    Gen X lost in the distortion between the video and digital age. mostly perfunctory as narrative, Dunye is clearly unsure of how to incorporate the genre elements that take up so much of the film, but fascinating as a collective piece on presentation and (body) language within queer circles and our psyches, individually.

  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th

    ★★

    not into it lol... its anonymity should be backed up with something but this is so empty, so bereft of the essence of truly great horror; that being the capability for true pathos through its heightened state of terror and shock. didn't buy a minute of it but it makes the twist in Scream 2 a little funnier in retrospect ig lmaooo

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    identity drained of meaning by the savior complex (ours and Cooper's), the complicity of a generation who saw purity in a flawed man. "I Am The FBI" We're all a little bit like Audrey when we realize our mistake, facing down our reality in a white room.

  • Split

    Split

    ★★★★★

    easier to believe in a goddamn infomercial than a victim. but the empathy of victims is the virtue that will allow us to survive against all odds. every layer of clothes Casey loses ends up being not only a reveal of her vulnerabilities but of her battle armor, the truest thing Shyamalan has ever done is show loneliness and self-harm both as toxic coping mechanism and the only way to grapple with a society that continually rejects the stories of…