This movie whips ass. It's hot, weird, gross and extremely fun. Diablo Cody can be a little much, but whatever. Daron Aronofsky's a LITTLE MUCH.
Megan Fox deserved way better than she got. In real life, I mean.
I watched this movie on a sunny afternoon with my high school boyfriend, Matt, in his basement. We used to put on movies to hide the sound of us making out, but NOT THIS TIME. By the time it was over, neither of us knew what to say, so we went outside and sat on his trampoline in the hot sun, birdsong fluttering around us, and stared at nothing for probably two hours.
I've seen people say Requiem is basically Reefer Madness for heroin, and y'know what? They're RIGHT.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
There's a fight scene in this movie that is so good, the entire group of 8 people I saw this with were shaking in their chairs, mouths agape, silently screaming in ecstatic glee. When I later learned that John Wick's Chad Stahelski helped put the action together, it made perfect sense. I have never seen a movie that made me feel more powerful. Walking out of it, I could have punched a car into space. If I hadn't quit drinking…
Teens tried to label this movie as transphobic a couple years back and look, I’m not having it. Is it wildly outdated by today’s standards? Yes, obviously, but of course it is. It wasn’t made to win GLAAD awards, it was made by trashy gay theatre stoners back when being any of those things was enough to get disowned. RHPS launched millions of little queers and kinksters out of the closet. The cultural impact is impossible to imagine to someone…