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August 2020 in Films


I spent the bulk of my August re-watching all of Sex and the City from the beginning, plus the movie (and watching the sequel for the first time). You can find a very in depth documentation of that re-watch here. I did, however, also watch some movies. As always after the cut you can find a list of all the new-to-me films I watched, plus a highlighted selection of my favorites.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Obvious Child, 2014 (dir. Gillian Robespierre)


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Nellie: God damn it! You guys, we already live in a patriarchal society where a bunch of old white men in robes get to legislate our cunts. You just need to worry about yourself! And why are you looking at me like that, you little bitches?
Joey: Everything you’re saying is valid, but you are scaring my dick off.

Female Filmmaker Friday: Obvious Child, 2014 (dir. Gillian Robespierre)


This is the movie all rom-com lovers needed. This is the movie we all deserve. This is a rom-com about women, for women, by women. This movie is everything. It’s also has some important things to say about very serious, timely political issues. It’s basically a perfect film and I can’t wait to see more from writer-director Gillian Robespierre.

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