It’s such a joy to find something that hits you in all the right spots and to realize how it’s affecting you, isn’t it?
This might crack my top five of the year.
Guys, this movie turned 25 years old this past July and it’s on HBO. If you haven’t already seen it for some reason or if it’s been a while, watch this.
When I say five stars, it’s by no means an A or even an A-. That’s my level of enjoyment. People, you’re allowed to like bad movies.
Some part of me wishes they had made this a Thompson Squared roadshow between Tessa Thompson and Emma Thompson but alas. Can’t risk another Ghostbusters reaction, can we?
In this monthly feature, we discuss the movies we’re looking forward to, the ones we kind of don’t want to see but will watch anyway, and the ones we’ll see sans expectations!
It’s thematically stronger than some other superhero movies and I find that more interesting to watch (cough, Ant-man and the Wasp, other Marvel things).
“You don’t have to be the bad guy… you can join us”
I’ll be damned if I didn’t genuinely enjoy myself during this one.
It’s incredible- I’d say brilliant- how Leguizamo is able to find the connective tissue between different histories, cultures, and identities and touch upon exactly what minoritized people all over the country are feeling or have felt at some point or another.