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  • The Babysitter

    The Babysitter

    ★★★

    the 12 year-old protagonist stays up all night reading about mad men after his father tells him he’s too young to understand it and his ultimate reaction is “who cares?”. i felt very attacked by this, ouch.

  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★½

    denis doesn’t seem to connect with me as much as she does with many of the folks i follow here and on twitter. her films have largely been hit-or-miss for me, in this case i suppose i’m somewhere in the middle of the fawning 4.5-5 star reviews and the exaggerated negative reviews and the dumb rich people who walked out during its premiere at tiff. kind of shocked that certain people were uncomfortable with how “explicit” the sexuality was in…

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  • Shelley

    Shelley

    ★★★½

    unwanted pregnancy is the ultimate body horror because it is sadly not only speculative/science fiction :(

  • Mommy Dead and Dearest

    Mommy Dead and Dearest

    ★½

    the most disturbing thing was the buzzfeed contributor with the cat-eye glasses who discussed this girl's pain with a perverse glee. is the true crime trend over yet?