81⁄2 

I genuinely don’t know what to make of this, so this is just a rant.  MAYBE???? Release date: February 14, 1963Director: Federico FelliniLanguage: Italian Who should watch this movie: Everyone or no one.  When should you watch this movie: Frankly, whenever.  The sell: Being told a movie is genius before you see it has theContinue reading “81⁄2 “

Imagine Me and You

I have it on good authority that Lena Headey is still experiencing back pain from carrying this movie on her shoulders YES Release date: September 9, 2005Director: Ol ParkerLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Lesbians who came out in their mid-late twenties. Kiddos still in the closet who are looking for a confidence boostContinue reading “Imagine Me and You”

Free Fall / Freier Fall

“Gay German policemen” sounds fun but trust me, it’s not MAYBE Release date: May 23, 2013Director: Stephan LacantLanguage: German Who should watch this movie: Queers with daddy issues. Folks with one or more AO3 tabs open on their browser right now.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re heart is broken and you wantContinue reading “Free Fall / Freier Fall”

Shiva Baby

I love this movie but it is not good for my blood pressure YES Release date: April 2, 2021Director: Emma SeligmanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Jews in their 20s. People with diagnosed anxiety disorders.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re taking a break from looking at grad schools.  The sell: IContinue reading “Shiva Baby”

Ocean’s Eleven

The worlds seems to have forgotten Don Cheadle’s accent in this movie, but not me. I have not forgotten.  YES Release date: December 7, 2001Director: Steven SoderberghLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: The lost and the lonely. Folks who were lukewarm about Knives Out.  When should you watch this movie: When you haven’t feltContinue reading “Ocean’s Eleven”

Romancing the Stone

This review is written for my dear friend Aleks who alleges that Romancing the Stone is “the best film ever made.” I love you Aleks, even though you’re wrong.  NO Release date: March 30, 1984Director: Robert ZemeckisLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: My friend Aleks. Suburban moms in their 50s.  When should you watchContinue reading “Romancing the Stone”

Attack the Block

Happy to report that if aliens attacked my neighborhood, I would run. Good luck everyone! YES Release date: May 11, 2011Director: Joe CornishLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who didn’t like E.T. Folks who love a “cult classic.” When should you watch this movie: At an “underrated films” film festival. At a reunionContinue reading “Attack the Block”

Pacific Rim

“Badass” is an under-scrutinized axis of serious film critique YES Release date: July 12, 2013Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who love giant robots and hate Michael Bay. When should you watch this movie: When you’re avoiding texts from your friends for no good reason. While also watching the olympics.Continue reading “Pacific Rim”

One Day

This is actually a cautionary tale about being friends with a man. YES Release date: August 19, 2011Director: Lone Scherfig Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who still think about their crush from the 6th grade. Folks who have a hard time letting go.  When should you watch this movie: When it occursContinue reading “One Day”