The whole show feels like a spring break getaway.
"While Willowdean’s decision to enter the beauty pageant is dramatic, most of the movie is about the drama of the everyday."
While the popular vision of a life worth living may be highly circumstantial—the real life worth living is not one in which the goals are only material and social wealth.
The movie left me with the impression that the writer and director Emmanuel Mouret simply wanted to make a period piece with the beautiful Cécile and the plot was more or less irrelevant… and that ...
You don’t want to support terrible people, and you want to stand in solidarity with the victims of these crimes, but you also recognize the impossibility of a comprehensive boycott on all scumbags’ art.
Above all, this film captures Ruth’s most admirable characteristic: her dedication to a better future, and the kind feminism that would ensue.
Why has it taken so long—more than an entire century—for af Klint to receive the recognition she deserves?
There are humorous moments in the FYRE documentary, but one mainly feels wide-eyed shock and sadness.