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  • Answering the Sun
  • The Cellar
  • The Floorwalker
  • Listen, America!

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  • Ungentle

    ★★★½

  • Body Snatchers

    ★★★★

  • Everything's gonna be OK

    ★★½

  • Frankenstein Conquers the World Two

    ★★★

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  • Five Year Diary, Reel 47: I Thought the Film Would End (October 21–November 2, 1986)

    Five Year Diary, Reel 47: I Thought the Film Would End (October 21–November 2, 1986)

    ★★★★½

    Hating yourself is obviously exhausting. Sue me!

    I return to Anne Charlotte Robertson's Five Year Diary in moments of crisis (often!). I've wanted to write something like this for a long time but you have to find a place this is both anonymous and personal. The word I kept thinking of today was demoralizing. To see a victim of abuse have to pay her abuser millions of dollars for the crime of speaking out. I was using the word demoralizing.…

  • Five Year Diary, Reel 23: A Breakdown (and) After the Mental Hospital (September 1–December 13, 1982)

    Five Year Diary, Reel 23: A Breakdown (and) After the Mental Hospital (September 1–December 13, 1982)

    ★★★★★

    cw for suicide, sexual assault, anxiety, depression and me


    I forgot and can't tell how much I dread this season. The person I am fucking told me yesterday he would give me a kind of Christmas gift; being able to spend time with him on the 26th.

    When I think about myself in a future it's never pleasant. I don't imagine myself hosting Christmas parties with my lover but maybe becoming a statistic about winter suicide rates. I like you…

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  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    ★★★½

    I’m so sorry Paul. I cried.

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

    ★★★★★

    can't make it through this anymore without breaking down. surely my rosetta stone. what more could cinema ever say than there is no place like home? that's all. i am desperate, more now than ever, that you don't take it away from me.

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  • Neighbours

    Neighbours

    ★★★★½

    private property is the root of all evil.

  • The Secret Garden

    The Secret Garden

    ★★★★★

    dec. 2020

    being isolated for a long time makes you forget your manners. i met someone and she is wonderful. we shared a paris thanksgiving and decided to make it more. the first activity of any new couple is of course the trading of art. we spent a couple days going through her favorite, serial experiments lain.

    anime is a blindspot and admittedly not my cup of tea but it was beautiful if not completing gut wrenching. but then it…