19+2 // elevated iq temptress girl
The 10th Hunger Games is more harrowing than other iterations we have been exposed to. It's before the spectacle; just children murdering each other in a drab arena. Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes shines whenever it explores the roots of this strain of state terrorism. Dr. Gaul insists that humanity, at its core, is evil, and the games serve as a reminder of what we will devolve to in the absence of a draconian entity determining the conditions of our existence.…
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it's the most dissatisfying response to the incel crisis. ken is a lot more compelling than barbie here. the idea of existing in disprivilege in barbieland, where your occupation is "beach" and the woman you were created to love does not care for your existence, only to discover the real world and the joys of patriarchy just hits. contrast this with barbie; she thrives in a matriarchal society until she discovers that reality is different, that women are often subservient…
this movie keeps on haunting me because people are so suffocating in their love for it. it's a piece of shit. the worst defense i've seen of buffalo '66 is "it's good because it's very revealing of gallo's mental state." you are saying that a movie that romanticizes the abuse of a teenage girl & reduces her to nothing but a device for the protagonist's redemption is good because it reveals that the director is a lonely narcissist. incredible insight. i'm…