Absolutely. Aya is obviously brilliant throughout, and didn’t get nearly enough love. Borges started out as kind of a weird character but they grounded him pretty well and that episode focusing on his PTSD is one of the best episodes of television I’ve ever seen.
my favourite part of the movie was the depiction of rehab. I went last year for cocaine and this movie really captured the stillness and peacefulness of rehab which you rarely see, as well as the relationships made.
One little scene that gets this idea across nicely is when Bruce asks Alfred, who was once tasked to find a bandit in a situation that always seemed to me to not be entirely legitimate, how he succeeded. Alfred responds, “We burnt the forest down.” Once you start on an extreme path, an extreme solution is essentially… Read more
The Dark Knight is a wonderful, awe-inspiring film, though I maintain that Memento and (especially) the overlooked Prestige are his best works. Both movies are built around mysteries where you don’t really know you’re watching a mystery until the final sequence, when everything clicks together and the horrible truth… Read more
“Consenting to one thing doesn’t mean you consent to everything” is, like, 101-level and you still managed to fail.
Luchadoras sounds fucking amazing.
It would have, but her star has fallen. Note that is just “character actress” and not the old “beloved character actress”.
The cool thing is I’d never given a moment’s thought to the fact that that title couldn’t have been trivial to do. Now that I know, I see licks of flame and melting goo behind the letters in the original.