• Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    ★★★★½

    this rewatch really reminded me why john hughes’ movies are so iconic & timeless: its fascination with the essence of youth, while not ignoring nor forgiving all the bullshit that comes with it, gives so much sincere attention to this time in life when it’s easier to be reckless and free spirited, which i think we’ve collectively grown to associate with immaturity. but then we see how so much of the patterns and routines adults develop for themselves are just as…

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

    cried so much more on this second viewing??? having a fuller grasp of everything that transpired between mav and rooster really makes each interaction between them more meaningful and layered. every glance, every exchange, every argument comes from this place of great love in spite of all the fear and resentment. really really love this movie i feel like screaming into the wind

  • A Few Good Men

    A Few Good Men

    ★★★★★

    still as kinetic and snappy as i remember it. one of my favorite films of all time!

  • Jerry Maguire

    Jerry Maguire

    ★★★★½

    it’s impossible for me not to love this movie. sappy and sentimental and cheesy, and i love it. when you develop a certain loathing for yourself it’s hard and absolutely terrifying to know where to go from there, a place where something actually has a point. it feels so good to have something like jerry maguire reaffirm that these places still exist, & maybe even closer to us than we think.

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★★

    there’s a lot to love about this film, but perhaps what stays with me the most is its display of this complicated relationship a son can have with the legacy of his father. when you live your whole life as some quest for this bigger thing—this idea of vengeance—does it really ever belong to you? and what do you do when you grow to realize that your father wasn’t the great man you remember him to be, that most likely…

  • A Thousand Cuts

    A Thousand Cuts

    My heart hurts for my country. Since yesterday, the son of our country’s late dictator has been leading the results of our presidential elections. This docu gives a lot of insight to the state of democracy in the Philippines with the current administration—and now, hope for the future is once again dwindling. Ang sakit maging Pilipino. Ang sakit panooring niloloko na naman ang taong bayan.

    Will be watching more Filipino films right now as a way to cope. Lino Brocka…

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    and it just gets better every time

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    head spinning. Feeling faint

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    God this whole thing is just gonna be word vomit but!!!! One of the many, many beautiful things that the people involved in this film have said about Batman was when Rob mentioned that for some reason, Batman has always stood out as one of the major characters of the 20th century. His presence has continued on in popular culture for so many years, with multiple talents working on projects inspired or rooted from his mythos. We go easy on…

  • Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions

    Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions

    the way i can somehow connect every song to succession

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho

    ★½

    genuinely feel hurt over how bad this was and how much i wanted to strangle the main character

  • Heneral Luna

    Heneral Luna

    ★★★★½

    that final shot still haunts me