okay guys I’m gonna review it this time...
jk you’ve been pranked once again. still haven’t even seen this movie. april fools.
John Waters opens this film by mocking what he knew would be his primary audience: cis-het white people who wanted to point and laugh at people whom they perceive as different than them. He spends the entire movie building and building upon exaggerated stereotypes of the gay community. To those cis-het white people, this is a horror film. To us, it’s a hilarious masterwork that juxtaposes an absolutely bonkers story with the real experience of not fitting the norm during this time period.
Leave a comment if that rosary scene in the church is one of my new favorite scenes in any movie.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Chain Reaction Challenge // (4/100)
4 months and 7 days ago today, I watched a film called Synecdoche, New York. It’s taken me this long to have the courage to talk about this film. Enjoy.
They say time heals all wounds. But why? Is it because you’ll become so old that you’ll forget all your problems? Or is it because you’ll eventually die and not care anymore? Sometimes the thought that you’re going to die is the only comforting thing…
Chain Reaction Challenge // (6/100)
Declaring a movie as your favorite of all time sort of dooms it to inevitably become stale. Of course, there are many movies you can watch any movie over and over again and they’ll never get boring at all. But, once a movie is declared as your favorite of all time, there’s almost a pressure put on it to always be amazing every time. So, it’s without surprise that every time I rewatch Black Swan,…