Just a guy watching movies
Seth's Prayer 2023
Personally, I think it’s great
Primal Fear 1996
i wanna get cross examined so bad. it seems so fun. you get to have a fun report with one person. then a really passive aggressive argument with another person. it kinda makes me wish someone I know did just like one murder. extra half star for the final scene.
masterpiece. I think the brilliance lies in its omissions. you never see the alleged transgressions (minus one particular moment featuring an edit of a previous scene we saw in its entirety to make a point) or “difficult conversations.” too much work trying to capture the cultural zeitgeist portrays morality in black and white. tar lives in the gray. it’s an all-encompassing character study of an archetypal, exceptional american artist in the 21st century. what we allow artists to get away…
Black Christmas 2019
TL;DR: There’s an unironic joke reference to Kavanaugh’s ‘I like beer’ line.
At face value, this is an above-average PG-13 horror movie.
Then there’s everything else in this dumpster fire of a movie...
They threw a bunch of of-the-moment ideas about feminism, toxic masculinity, problematic history & campus rape into a blender and poured it over a genre movie with no consideration, nuance or grace. For a movie that is allegedly about “strong women” it features some of the least…