Holler, directed by Nicole Riegel, feels like the diamond and the rough. An organic, compelling little film that has sinfully slipped the net as we talk over and over about the same movies in 2021. Jessica Barden, also ridiculously underrated, is second by second superb.
Captain Marvel 2019
As for Captain Marvel, my general impression is that this is why we go to the movies, isn’t it? Not so we can abide the trolls on Twitter, or let awards seasons grind us down, or dwell on the negative, the political, the whatnots of the film world. No, we embrace the big, bold entertainment coming at us in the dark. Uninhibited celluloid pleasure. For which, even with a few narrative hiccups, whatever your tastes, Captain Marvel ticks so many of the right boxes.
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Pauline at the Beach 1983
In the end, the whole shenanigans prove to be an invigorating delight for its audience. The intertwined love / romance / attraction, whether simple or complex, is thrown around, just like in real life don’t you forget. And the candid discussions or mellow interrogation cause many a troubled human heart or even the occasional faux pas. The rolling flow of conversations, often in depth and frank, are not hard to follow. They are relatable too, to many of us, on…