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Making my way through the world. Writing and stuff.
Twitter: @whatsupsquash
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Shirley (2020)

Shirley strays nearly completely from its source material and perhaps that is its strength as the film takes an alternative look at domestic dynamics. Shirley surrounds the lives of the famed writer Shirley Jackson (Elizabeth Moss) and her husband Stanley Hyman (Michael Stuhlbarg), who is a renowned and established folklore professor, as they take in…

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire left one of the biggest impacts on me that a film ever has. It has so much going for it; great cinematography, meticulous direction and screenwriting, and dedicated performances. The director, Céline Sciamma, broke away from her typical coming of age narratives and graduated to a different kind of…

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