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  • Paris, Texas
  • A Brighter Summer Day
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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    ★★★

  • 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible

    ★★★½

  • The Hand of God

    ★★★★

  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

    ★★★½

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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    ★★★

    I remembered this film being a lot better than it actually is. But you know what, it's zany, it's fun, it's even kind of...sweet. Will always be a Christmas classic for me!

  • 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible

    14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible

    ★★★½

    This movie tells the story of an absurd and incomprehensible feat. I have no idea how they did it. I'm just in awe. Unfortunately, that's a major flaw of the movie - not making it clear why people said it was impossible for Nims to do these 14 8000m+ peaks in less than 7 months. I feel like some of the peaks were more or less glossed over. We saw the life-and-death stakes for a few mountains, but overall I…

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  • Poetry

    Poetry

    ★★★★½

    Agnes' Song

    How is it over there?
    How lonely is it?
    Is it still glowing red at sunset?
    Are the birds still singing on the way to the forest?
    Can you receive the letter I dared not send?
    Can I convey…
    the confession I dared not make?
    Will time pass and roses fade?
    Now it's time to say goodbye
    Like the wind that lingers and then goes,
    just like shadows
    To promises that never came,
    to the love sealed till…

  • Memoir of a Murderer

    Memoir of a Murderer

    ★★★★

    I wanted to watch "Memories of Murder" directed by Bong Joon-ho. So I searched for it on Netflix and settled in. Got through the whole thing before I realized I had, in fact, watched an entirely different Korean movie called "Memoir of a Murderer." I feel tricked (those names are way too similar!!), but at least this film was pretty fun.

    What an interesting premise. Serial killer vs. serial killer - who will prevail? So many mindfucks from the main…