Faves are my favorite from my four favorite directors
Sometimes when I'm watching a movie, I think things like "is this really good, or do I just think that lady is pretty?" or "is this really bad, or are my personal experiences clouding my judgememt?" And that second guess-work is complete objectivist bullshit. Movies are what they mean to us.
Creature from the Black Lagoon is the best movie ever made because of what it means to me. It's the best because of my deep love for the Creature…
When I watched this movie, I made one, major error in reading the text that led me down a rabbit hole of projecting a meaning onto this film that couldn't touch authorial intent with a ten foot pole, but regardless, I have a million thoughts in my head that I just need to get out.
When I watched the movie, I thought our main character, the titular Iron Man, was, in fact, the fetishist who was hit by a car,…
So like going in the biggest criticism I kept hearing for this thing was that Malcom is an insufferable asshole and exists just as a mouthpiece for Sam Levinson- actually watching the movie, though, it quickly became obvious to me that the movie also thinks Malcom is an asshole, and it isn't presenting as if he, and by proxy, Sam Levinson, is a genius or anything. That being said Sam Levinson still made an entire movie about how he's an…