verbarscienter

verbarscienter

ratings dont matter and are completely arbitrary lol

Favorite films

  • My Winnipeg
  • Old Joy
  • Tarnation
  • An Elephant Sitting Still

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  • BASEketball

    ★★★★

  • Spy Kids

    ★★★★★

  • Benedetta

    ★★★½

  • Red Rocket

    ★★★★½

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  • The Cove

    The Cove

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    TL;DR why even vegans should hate this movie.

    Reeks of colonial and orientalist undertones. While I did sympathize with (some) of the points made by the subjects, the way these points are presented was enough to make me despise the film by the end. In the film, 5 or 6 white western men (and 1 white woman), some of whom have military background, embark on an "Oceans Eleven" type mission (though it really reminded me more of a Zero Dark…

  • In the Realm of the Senses

    In the Realm of the Senses

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    An incredibly challenging film. Reading through other reviews, I'm surprised to see so many call this film a testament to love and obsession. Even though those are certainly two central elements to the film, I don't know how to reconcile that reading with some of the most striking moments in the film. First, above all, we must remember that this is a relationship initiated by the molestation of Sada, and these initial acts exist as a spectre above the rest…