Man I dunno why people don’t take film seriously as an art form. People think reading equals smarts and watching movies is just a distraction, when they can both be both. Movies have a sort of textural richness that is unique to the medium but definitely no less that books. We have mandatory literature classes, but can we please incorporate into those English classes education on film literacy? Many newer literary books even are obviously heavily influenced by film (and all sorts of arts really). Film however is the most accessible step after literature with its time and narrative, but this can quickly extend to music, theater, dance, the visual arts. I emphasize film though, not only because of personal preferences, but also because of its broad reach and cultural impact. Music is also on this level. If only we had a country of artistically literate people, not just this crazy emphasis on the written word and language.
I overestimated myself, I can’t make it through Weekend, I’ll watch it tomorrow.
Amazon review of Southern Comfort
Needless to say, if this is your review of this movie, you need to see it the most.
Fun story: the first time I watched Brokeback Mountain it was on my terrible little CRT TV in my room and it was so dark the sex scene between Ledger and Gyllenhaal was impossible to see so I was confused why it might bother anyone, but since then I have seen it on progressively better TV screens so now I see why homophobes might have a problem with the grunting and thrusting and naked bums and hand spitting and the like, however brief it is.
THAT’S A LOT BRUH ARE YOU OKAY
Yeah! I’m wide awake, I’ve been meaning to rewatch these all, and I had a good day! You don’t watch happy movies on good days, you save them for a pick-me-up or distraction. Sad emotional movies are good for good days, but not like intense ones or super heavy ones. And these all fit a theme so might as well watch them together! If it was June, I’d probably have this as a specially themed Sunday like I did last summer.
Unfortunately I don’t have enough lesbian, bisexual, trans films, especially with POC that I own so most of the gay films I have are explorations into white gay male relationships…
Doing a theme movie night of white gay male relationships through the decades!
I liked it, it was good, not really my thing though.