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  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    The Diary of a Teenage Girl

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    Don't get me wrong, I love Almost Famous to the MOON and back, but it is such a teenage boy 70s coming of age story, whereas this is my teenage girl 70s coming of age story. 20th Century Women makes some points as well, but its attention is definitely divided amongst boys and girls, whereas this just wholeheartedly embraces its femininity.

  • Broadcast News

    Broadcast News

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    I enjoyed this so much more the second time, partly because the first time I was really expecting ~newsroom love triangle~ Γ  la The Newsroom (which I'm aching to rewatch now for the third time). Once you approach this as a meanspirited but weirdly idealistic comedy about horrible people, it becomes so much better. Miss Holly Hunter is my idol and she's so small and William Hurt is SO TALL which makes the scene where he pulls her around in…

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  • Normal People

    Normal People

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    Ranking Marianne’s style evolutions:
    1. English/PoliSci Student Discovering Anthropologie (long skirts, eyeliner, magnificent cable knit sweaters, bohemian dresses)
    2. Het Call Me By Your Name aka Somewhere In Northern Italy (sundresses)
    3. Full-Blown Swedish BDSM (all black, fur)
    4. Insecure High School Student (mini skirts, tights, bralettes)
    5. Intro to BDSM (black and red)
    6. Emotionally Satisfied Fourth Year (very similar to how I dress therefore boring, unfair to rate last but I was crying too much to notice her clothes)

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

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    My ABSOLUTE favourite part of this masterpiece is when Jane’s like β€œI’ve never seen a city!! I’ve never even talked to a man!” and like five minutes later Michael Fassbender shows up and is like β€œJane....you forest elf....from what woodsy hovel do you hail....do you find me handsome...you bewitching fairy creature.....be my wife.....” like how do you REACT