I watched this movie on a Monday night. I need to rewatch this because I’m a terrible movie watcher at night, lord please help me, I’m a matinee kinda perSon. I think Quentin Tarantino is a true cinematic author for whatever that means. He writes and directs with intentional pacing creating chapters and evolving and distinguishable characters. I laughed, scoffed, couldn’t get through the a “chapter”, but ultimately finished it off with a satisfying and unpredictable ending.
Off the top of my head, Alex Weston and all other contributors to The Farewell’s soundtrack were one of the very many astonishing things about The Farewell. If I were to make a homage to the Philippines, this would be a movie I’d allude to. The family dynamic and culture remained real and true, thank you Lulu Wang. I strongly took away an emphasis on how America is ‘different’ than China and not any drastically different; the idea of America…