As someone who never really loved A Christmas Story, I really enjoyed this 80s version a lot. I also was all warm and fuzzy by the end of it.
One of my favorite professors I had in school would, no matter what class she was teaching, would have a day where she would show clips from Far From Heaven and All That Heaven Will Allow and somehow relate them to whatever reading we were currently engaged in. I am glad to finally have seen this entire film, and I look forward to watching the 1950s melodrama that inspired…
Greta Gerwig breathes such life into her films. I hope she always makes film so infused with joy and youthful, electric energy. It's exactly what I want in a film. It makes my heart race. It makes me cry, because I am so overwhelmed. Gerwig directs her films like the perfect symphony. There is absolutely nothing like it.
I wouldn't say Little Women had the exact same effect on me that Lady Bird had, but that is to be expected.…
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During that scene where Elton is trying to record "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" and John is inviting Elton into a closet with him, I could hear the most ominous, villainy music coming from one of the other theaters. It was very fitting.