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I’m 37, nonbinary, and tired.
I write very short reviews.
For Christmas, my mom gave me a hideous piece of Live Laugh Love style art, and a hardbound copy of the Hereditary screenplay. She’s out here playing 5D chess, to say the least.
Scream VI 2023
I went to see this because I had to. I've seen all the other ones and I had a few hours to kill. I had already decided that it was going to be lame and I'd seen the best parts in the trailer. I knew there would be big twists and reveals and red herrings. But what can I say? I ended up loving it. I felt very much the way I did when I was a little kid watching…
The strength of this movie is in the many small choices made by the filmmaker: the way Sara chews her hair, the sweltering summer, and the constant visual reminders of the body Sara inhabits (costumes, blue sucker dye, bare feet, and the landscape of roly poly male bodies around her, etc). But many of these visceral details get dropped in the third act. It felt like the filmmaker got too wrapped up in concluding the weak plot to give these…
Dave Chappelle: The Closer 2021
I know it’s not the point of the special at all, and therefore this isn’t a review at all. Simply a thought: I really wish I could be allowed to just exist and mind my own business as a transgender person without mainstream entertainers constantly stoking misunderstandings & questioning my right to be who I am. I’m not “cancelling” anyone. I literally just wish I could sign onto my favorite movie app without reading diatribes about how I’m a mentally ill person…
The Cleansing Hour 2019
Introduces a drag queen specifically to kill the character off in a mean-spirited way while incorrectly conflating drag culture & trans women for a laugh. In 2019. Write better.