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  • Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot

    ★★★★½

    This movie is absolutely brilliant.
    It's so good. I can't comprehend why it sits at a lackluster 3.8 here, it's shocking.
    This is still the queer-adjacent, positive film I fell in love with as a kid. A kid that didn't even know what was going on in the background 90% of the time, but I knew that I was as positive towards queerness and as against gender roles as this film is, regardless of me being the church kid I…

  • But I'm a Cheerleader

    But I'm a Cheerleader

    ★★★

    I think this is officially the gayest film I've ever seen.
    That's it, that's the review.
    I mean, what else can I say apart, from, of course, that it is clearly influenced by John Waters (with more cheese and less edge) and that it's like a gay, non PG-13 Lizzie McGuire episode.
    I wish I liked it more and that it showed. Even the best campy films always tend to have this effect on me.
    But right now, I'm just…

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  • Fake Tattoos

    Fake Tattoos

    ★★★★

    These little hopelessly romantic bittersweet films may seem harmless, but they are bad for me. They always destroy me.
    I don't actively seek them out, they seem to always find me somehow.

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    ★★★½

    "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"
    - Tim Blake Nelson is one fine comedian and this was the most fun of the lot.
    - Based on this, I thought the whole thing was a musical.
    A western musical, that's new.
    - It contains the best part of the anthology: When Buster flips a board from the table of the bar and makes the outlaw shoot himself.
    I had to watch it twice.

    "Near Algodones"
    - There was a time where I…