19+1 // elevated iq temptress girl
kenyan. some reviews, mostly ramblings.
this was kind of a half-arsed rewatch. i'm not sure when i threw on the first half of this, but it was definitely weeks ago. shocked by how that ending still guts me, even without the build-up. a lot of this feels familiar. just powerless lost kids fucking around, trying to distract themselves from the monotony of life & the impending demise of their friend. for those who live hour by hour.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
a lot of this looks rly fucking cool, but i can't get over how terrible marvel is at writing women. wanda is the second prominent woman in the mcu whose main dilemma is her inability to have children / longing for another life where she has them. this is a valid struggle that impacts countless of women, but its inclusion here feels lazy. marvel simply can't conceive any other defining struggle for a woman; clearIy the sole aspiration of any…
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…