Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Work
  • After Life

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  • Phantom Thread

    ★★★★½

  • The Green Knight

    ★★★½

  • Eat Drink Man Woman

    ★★★½

  • The Wailing

    ★★★★

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  • Still Walking

    Still Walking

    ★★★★½

    very handsome lead. Empathy porn. its like the characters are presented to us as a empathy gallery, and then its a 2 hour exercise in forgiveness and understanding. spotting you and your family members in all the characters.

    human beings rubbing against each other for 2 hours, all inward thoughts and stuff not being said, and people being petty and people being condescending.

    The most impressive thing the film does is to create the platform for tension so quickly and…

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    ★★★½

    All the slow shots of people lying around and eating and socialising and not doing much, reminded me of the cow at the beginning. Boonme was tethered, everyone had had their cages. The animals and humans are merging on screen in loads of different ways, throughout the film.

    the first half of the film is full of really bizarre, fun, novel visuals - I was excited to see what other surreal images there could be coming - and the normalisation…

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  • After Life

    After Life

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I would say I got swept up by his film. but the film is really 'gentle'. it is quiet and polite, everything is delivered to us without any drama. that's its strength i think,

    it is a weirdly blank movie, it feels like it is like that, to be there for you to feel what you might feel. it is blank and empty, but it is made warm and filled up by the stories of the 'guests'

    all the stories…

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    ★★★★

    despite the larger than life outbursts and all the chaos of the plot, the main character still felt down to earth and human.