suzanne collins: hey can i copy your homework
battle royale: yeah just change a few things so that its not obvious
I HAVE SOME THINGS TO SAY. so apparently almost all film adaptations of WH just ignore the second part of the novel which is...so strange to me??? like there's so much great layered stuff going on, lots of good drama, and it makes what happens in the first half much more complex. this really isn't a love story, which is how its been preserved in popular memory. like yeah that's a part of it, but it's really much more about…
yooooo. i’m SO speechless???? this really is david lynch’s 18-hour magnum opus. it feels like a miracle that this was made. i read that it was all shot from one massive shooting script and cahiers du cinéma named it the best film of the decade—as they absolutely should! even though i’m a few years late, this was such a revelation for what film and television are capable of and ultimately resists any differentiation between the two mediums. this deserves even more than 5 stars.
and most importantly, kyle maclachlan is still just as fresh 25 years later
ok not to get dramatic here for a minute but. i am ASTOUNDED at how this is by far one of the best adaptations of a popular book i've ever seen???? i'm a massive fan of the novel after reading it recently and this show struck the perfect balance of being incredibly faithful to the source material while also being its own separate, beautiful piece of art. marianne and connell's story cuts so deeply to my core — as they…
two guys committing murder for the sake of philosophy because they were influenced by their charismatic teacher played by none other than jimmy stewart — my ideal plot!
also off-topic but i want to share my goodreads on here!! i don’t really have anyone on there and have mostly always used it just for myself to keep track of what i read, but i love to see what others are reading so add me if you have it 💓