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Ten Thoughts and Observations I Had Rewatching Evan Rachel Wood's "Phoenix Rising" (Part One)

When the two-part documentary Phoenix Rising aired on HBO on March 15th and 16th 2022, I saw it and immediately wrote my review of part two, having already written my review of part one when I saw its premiere at Sundance over a month earlier. I didn't have much time to process it at the time, because it has a lot of information, and with limited space to write about it in a limited time, there was only so much you could address. After watching the documentary about 3 or 4 times, I realized I could easily write a book with all I had to say. Now that some time had passed since I last saw it, I just rewatched the documentary this past week on the anniversary of its premiere, and there were things that stood out to me that I didn't either capture a year ago or didn't have enough knowledge at the time to better comprehend. I will try to summarize my thoughts and observations into a list of ten things I wanted to address, though it could easily be more than ten, choosing five t


1. Courtney Love
2. Dita Von Teese 
3. Asia Argento  

9. Kanye West

10. Westside Gunn
11. Justin Bieber
12. Jamie Bell
13. Tim and Erin Skold
14. Rob Holliday
15. Greta Aurora
16. Paula Baby
17. Manzin
18. Pola Weiss

19. Vince Romo
20. Kat Von D
21. Prayers
22. Valley Eyewear
23. Johnny Depp
24. Lisa Marie Presley
25. Glare of Glare Tattoos
26. Mr. Chino
27. Romy
28. Poppy
29. Ophelia Wilde
30. Joe Manganiello
31. Tony Silva
32. Vanessa Alexandra
33. Dana Dentata
34. Llewellyn
35. India Haylee Barton
36. Mynxii White
37. Casey Chaos
38. Dawn Ritz
39. Henry Alexander Levy
40. Sid Wilson
41. Dean Karr
42. Tom O'Neill 

43. Carey Graber
44. Wentworth 

45. Tommy Vext

46. Rose McGowan

47. Candace Owens