The Lovebirds

This movie has no right being this good YES Release date: May 22, 2020Director: Michael ShowalterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People in a happy relationship. Fans of Tina Fey’s filmography When should you watch this movie: Not when you are going through a break-up. When you really need to laugh The sell: IContinue reading “The Lovebirds”

Mulan

Do you think Disney knows how gay this is? YES Release date: June 19, 1998Director: Barry Cook, Tony BancroftLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People with young kids (watch it with them). Millennials who forgot how good it is When should you watch this movie: Not with me, I compulsively say the lines outContinue reading “Mulan”

Juno

My favorite album is featured in this movie but they focus on the wrong song YES Release date: December 5, 2007Director: Jason ReitmanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Baby gays. Fans of Kimya Dawson.  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve just seen Gone Girl and the “Cool Girl” monologue really awoke somethingContinue reading “Juno”

Hitch

One man’s journey to realizing that women are people MAYBE Release date: February 11, 2005Director: Andy Tennant Language: English Who should watch this movie: People fed up with dating.  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve forgotten what it’s about The sell: Hitch could have been a bad movie, but it’s actually hovering justContinue reading “Hitch”

Summer Wars / サマーウォーズ

The best movie you’ve never heard of YES Release date: August 1, 2009Director: Mamoru HosodaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People who grew up watching Sailor Moon. Fans of Miyazaki. Gamers. When should you watch this movie: In the summer. Outside if possible.  The sell: Summer Wars is a very Japanese movie. It’s gotContinue reading “Summer Wars / サマーウォーズ”

Singin’ in the Rain

Jean Hagen is an icon and my personal hero YES Release date: March 27, 1952Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley DonenLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Theater kids  When should you watch this movie: When you’re planning to spend all day in bed The sell: Singing in the Rain is easy watching. There’s a lot ofContinue reading “Singin’ in the Rain”

Boyhood

12 years is a long time. 12 years ago I was in 7th grade and pretending I had never heard of Green Day so that the boy I had a crush on could “introduce me to” American Idiot YES Release date: January 19, 2014Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Anyone who isContinue reading “Boyhood”

In the Heat of the Night

The crime is racism YES Release date: August 2, 1967Director: Norman JewisonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: White liberals. Fans of The Maltese Falcon.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re doing a Sidney Poitier marathon.  The sell: We didn’t need more evidence that Sidney Poitier is not only the most beautiful manContinue reading “In the Heat of the Night”

The Brothers Bloom

Every celebrity crush I have is in this movie YES Release date: September 9, 2008Director: Rian JohnsonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Rachel Weisz’s Filmography. People who found “The Game,” to be slightly too dark.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re in a fight with your sibling(s).  The sell: IContinue reading “The Brothers Bloom”

Dave Chapelle’s Block Party

It’s a party bitches! YES Release date: September 12, 2005Director: Michel GondryLanguage: English Who should see this movie: Everyone.  When should you see this movie: Right now.  The sell: In 2005, Dave Chappelle hosted a block party in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, featuring Kanye West, Common, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, The Roots, and manyContinue reading “Dave Chapelle’s Block Party”