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Oct 28
18

Dowd’s observation here — “It helps that Sarah is played by Gillian Jacobs, in a rare dramatic role; she has a special affinity for characters sincere in their intentions and sympathetic in their failures at realizing them” — is very astute about what she brought to that show. After marathoning it recently I came away Read more

Oct 21
4

so meticulously quirky and mannered it would be at home in an overproduced punk rock video” Read more

Oct 21
7

A lot of Snyder fans I see express insanity such as “Leto was the most comic accurate Joker”. Which is just staggeringly stupid on every level.

Oct 21
1

I remember watching it years ago when I was at a similar place in life and slightly younger than the characters. It was familiar, it was comforting, and I had the barest connections to the pretty people with their big abodes. Now that I think about it, though, I realize that I’ve never returned back to rewatching it Read more

Oct 21
4

Look, can we get a fucking moratorium on Trump jokes already? I think the last time anyone made a funny one was like summer 2017 (and that’s being generous) and ever since then comedians/writers/artists have been falling over themselves to beat that same dead horse. Orange man bad, I fucking get it, but especially for Read more

Oct 17
26

Same here. Okay, that’s two of us, we’re narrowin’ it down!

Oct 16
3

it’s not just that things are happening to you randomly, but that you’re being targeted for the entertainment of beings you can’t fathom or effect Read more

Oct 16
4

I think that’s accurate. Did it scare me? Maybe not so much, but it got under my skin and disturbed me in a way that stuck with me for a long while. I didn’t want to even be alone in a room in my own house and made my husband accompany me around the house for the rest of that weekend.  No joke.  I felt vulnerable and Read more

Oct 16
16

The Descent was one of the scariest movies I have seen and it was totally unexpected. I tend to find movies that aren’t technically horror movies to be the scariest though, ones where the main character is losing their mind. The most recent example of this I have seen was Joker. His descent into madness was terrifying Read more

Oct 15
75

Yet here he is, a moderate liberal, doing something genuinely positive with his time and resources, and here you are, progressive bona fides and all, being internet mad about a TV show.

Oct 14
1

I just looked at it. I’d comment but I can’t comment? I don’t know. It says “comments have been limited”.* Read more

Oct 14
2

He needs external validation to function. Unfortunately for him it is near impossible to get that validation without also drawing criticism.

Oct 14
6

“It’s not as if anyone had been clamoring for it, except maybe those for whom the concept of a young Christian Slater with all of the edge sanded off somehow proves irresistible.” Read more