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  • It Chapter Two

    It Chapter Two

    ★½

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

    Genuinely cannot believe Pet Sematary is probably only my second least favorite Stephen King adaptation from 2019. Please Doctor Sleep please please be good

    A thoroughly braindead movie. Too much attention I think has been given to the already-infamous first scene but it's kind of like the problems this entire movie has in miniature, where it takes the visceral shock of the King novel but completely fails to understand any actual function it has to the story. Like the homophobic…

  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th

    ★★★½

    “Jason, say hi to mommy. In hell!”
    bro !
    I am delirious

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  • Weekend

    Weekend

    ★★★★

    "Gay people never talk about it in public, unless it's just cheap innuendo."

    The film's thesis, if it has one, is stated near the 2/3 mark between the two main characters. "Because they shove it down our throats all the time, being straight. Straight story-lines on television, everywhere, in books, on billboards..." It doesn't take long consuming media while being gay before realizing that straight people - at least the ones making our media - don't care about us or…

  • The Master

    The Master

    ★★★★★

    "Do you often think about how inconsequential you are?"
    "Yes."
    "Do you believe God will save you?"
    "No."

    Above all else, Freddie is lonely.

    I just finished watching the incredibly strange (both incomprehensible yet easy to follow) The Master, and that is the only thing of which I can be certain. It's easy to watch The Master and, like his followers, be compelled towards "the Master" himself (I will withhold the obvious Doctor Who jokes), Lancaster Dodd, as he is…