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Favorite Films, 2015

  1. Mommy, dir. Xavier Dolan
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road, dir. George Miller
  3. Girlhood, dir. Céline Sciamma
  4. The Lobster, dir. Yorgos Lanthimos 
  5. Anomalisa, dir. Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson
  6. Carol, dir. Todd Haynes
  7. Queen of Earth, dir. Alex Ross Perry
  8. It Follows, dir. David Robert Mitchell
  9. 45 Years, dir. Andrew Haigh
  10. Magic Mike XXL, dir. Gregory Jacobs
  11. The Diary of a Teenage Girl, dir. Marielle Heller
  12. James White, dir. Josh Mond
  13. Tangerine, dir. Sean Baker
  14. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, dir. Roy Andersson
  15. Mistress America, dir. Noah Baumbach
  16. Appropriate Behavior, dir. Desiree Akhavan
  17. Nasty Baby, dir. Sebastián Silva
  18. Inside Out, dir. Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen
  19. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, dir. J.J. Abrams
  20. The Hateful Eight, dir. Quentin Tarantino
  21. Maps to the Stars, dir. David Cronenberg
  22. Entertainment, dir. Rick Alverson
  23. The Mend, dir. John Magary
  24. Junun, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
  25. Love, dir. Gaspar Noé

Special Mention to Possibly the Greatest Short Film Ever Made: World of Tomorrow (dir. Don Hertzfeldt)

Honorable Mentions: Amy (dir. Asif Kapadia), Beasts of No Nation (dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga), Clouds of Sils Maria (dir. Olivier Assayas)Creed (dir. Ryan Coogler), The Look of Silence (dir. Joshua Oppenheimer) Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon), Reality (dir. Quentin Dupieux), The Revenant (dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu), The Tribe (dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy), and White God (dir. Kornél Mundruczó)

The Princess with a Dozen Hooves

There was a shadow in the far-left corner of her eye. He’d been there for as long as she could remember. She’d been trying not to look at him for just as long. She didn’t know what would happen if she looked. She only knew that whenever she came close, she was overwhelmed with a sense of all-consuming dread. The shadow wanted her to look at him, but that only increased her certainty that she shouldn’t.

She knew that he wanted her to look at him because he’d told her. He hadn’t started talking to her until she was twelve.

“I don’t know why you won’t look at me, Princess,” he whispered in her ear. “I’ve been waiting, haven’t I?”

The Princess did not reply. She did not even deign to acknowledge that she’d heard him. She thought that acknowledging him set a bad precedent, and started down a slippery slope toward looking at him. Setting firm boundaries was important.

He was quiet, most of the time. Maybe he thought that if he didn’t say anything, she would forget he was there, and look.

“If I was going to do something bad, wouldn’t I have done it by now?”

When she needed to look to the left, she closed her eyes first, and turned her whole head. The Court thought that it was charming, and looked demure.

“I didn’t need to tell you about that loose step, you know. I could have let you fall. Wouldn’t I have, if I was bad?”

Her sleep was dreamless, and so there could be no shadows.

“You’d be lonely without me. You’ll never know how terrible it is, to be alone.”

She didn’t speak much in crowds, for fear that she’d lose track of whose voice was whose. The Court thought that she was shy.

“You really don’t have anything to cry about. You’re a Princess. Everyone loves you. Doesn’t that make you feel better?”

When she was sixteen, a man who wanted her to marry his son gave her a fairy pony. It could stand in the palm of her hand, with a coat made of moonlight and a mane of sunbeams. Its eyes were all-seeing, and it spoke only truth. She waited until she was alone to try talking to it.

“Is there something in my eye?” she asked.

“No,” it said.

“Are you asking it about me?”

“Do you think there’s something in your eye?” the pony asked.

“I thought there was,” the Princess said, “but it must be in my head.”

“Most important things are,” the pony said, “including your eyes. I’m not actually all-seeing, anyway. I’m just very observant. I’m not sure why he told you that, when it was never going to hold up. You’d think the moonbeams would be enough.”

“So there might be something in my eye, still?” she asked.

“Could be,” the pony said. “You’d be better off asking a witch. I’m just a pony.”

“You’re a very nice pony,” she said.

“Thank you,” it said. “I’m very handsome.”

“You are,” she agreed. “Is his son nice?”

“No,” the pony said. “He says you look like a chipmunk. I think he said it in front of me on purpose. I think he was hoping I’d tell you.”

“I would never say something like that,” the shadow whispered. “I think you’re perfect just the way you are.”

“I know I have buckteeth,” the Princess told the pony, “but I think they add character.”

“They do,” the pony agreed.

“You’re really very pretty,” the shadow whispered.

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the(mostly mainstream)yoi ships as things my friend and her boyfriend have done:

viktuuri: they went to indigo so she could spend his 50CAD gift card

otayuri: left school early to make friendship bracelets

seungchuchu: she fell asleep on a school bus and when she woke up his arm was around her

milasara: he told her they’d be “friends in front of your dad brother”

leoji: he straight up asked her if they were dating…and then they started dating

jjbella: he invited her to go snowboarding with his family ~canadian courtship ritual~

emimike: watches shitty youtube videos during lunch, sharing headphones, while the rest of the friend group third-wheels

chris x mystery man: walked home together, taking up the entire sidewalk, while their three friends(@queen-of-pigeons @forgetmenotsandroses)third-wheeled again while singing love songs behind them

Films watched in 2015.

TOP 10 BEST MOVIES RELEASED IN 2015.

1. Love (Gaspar Noé, 2015)

2. Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (David Zellner, 2014)

3. Queen of Earth (Alex Ross Perry, 2015)

4. The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015)

5. It Follows (David Robert Mitchell, 2014)

6. Heaven Knows What (Ben Safdie & Joshua Safdie, 2014)

7. Amy (Asif Kapadia, 2015)

8. Song of The Sea (Tomm Moore, 2014)

9. 45 Years (Andrew Haigh, 2015)

10. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Roy Andersson, 2014)

*Mención especial para Inside Out, World of Tomorrow & Corn Island.