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  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★★½

    Raw emits the same mood as the cow heart dissection in my 12th grade human anatomy class:

    staring at the wet mound of pale red flesh soak through the brown paper towel, i thought, "this is probably the only time you will ever touch a cow heart in your life,” in blinking neon letters. “you are not good at math and science. you will never pursue this as a career. this is it.”

    my lab partner was an actual, signed…

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  • Charlie's Angels

    Charlie's Angels

    ★★★

    Was initially rooting for this one, but just like almost every other women-led studio venture made post-2016, it’s loaded with a specific brand of faux-feminism that only applies to conventionally attractive women. These highly commercial movies profit off of a real movement by touting hollow ~Girl Power~ without taking any actual risks or adding anything new/interesting to the conversation. 

    The real problem with a 2019 reboot of Charlie’s Angels it that its central tenet, hot babes weaponizing their own looks…

  • Joy Street

    Joy Street

    ★★★★

    in the real life world, i love to gently hold the tops of people's hands and ask them solemnly, "do you dream?"

    pretend i am doing that now, please.

    "do you dream?"

    if you said yes, then i will say "oh, good! me too!" and smile at our newfound kinship.
    if you hesitated for more than 2.5 seconds or said "i used to" then i will ask you if you like mulholland drive and tread cautiously from there.
    if you…

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    first watch: fight club is the best movie ever made
    second watch: fight club is a deep commentary on the dangers of consumerism
    third watch: fight club is a disgusting cesspool of toxic masculinity and it’s not as deep as its fanboys think it is
    fourth watch: fight club is a critique of toxic masculinity and it’s deeper than its fanboys think it is
    fifth watch: fight club is the best satirical gay romcom ever made

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    these two bisexuals that look like they just stumbled out of their first vampire weekend concert really had the nerve to make me lay on my floor & cry while listening to sufjan stevens huh