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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★½

    First thing’s first: Amazing visuals. The art here is stunning and accurate and [WAAAAA] I have no words. It made me feel like I was back in Japan. Way too good. 

    But let’s talk about the plot. At first, it felt like a typical anime plot, interesting enough and entertaining but nothing spectacular— and then the twists came. Moments of this left me in an emotional spectrum. I felt giddy, I felt tense, I felt confused, but it was worth…

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★½

    Great adapted screenplay, beautiful costume and production design, brilliant performances by a star-studded cast (I love that Bob Odenkirk was the dad! Super random but it made my viewing experience better), and directed with emotional precision. I thoroughly enjoyed this film.

    Just kinda wish that their original accents didn’t slide in some parts. However, that doesn’t take away any merit from this movie that is worthy of every critical acclaim that it received and more. This is one of Gerwig’s best.

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  • Aswang

    Aswang

    ★★★

    "Aswang," ha! Such a fitting title that the Philippines’ fiercest monster is the metaphor for the monsters that govern this suffering nation. It’s disturbing how death, hopelessness and fear are second nature to the poorest of the poor in my country. If you want an honest peek into the injustice that plagues today’s Philippines, this is a good place to start. Raw stories of real lives under this ridiculous regime. This left me angry, yearning for change and justice.

    Looking…

  • A Thousand Cuts

    A Thousand Cuts

    ★★★½

    Quite surreal and heartbreaking to be faced with the reality of suppression of the press that is in our country. But as a documentary, it was okay.