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  • Frances Ha
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Nomadland

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  • Eraserhead

    ★★★★

  • Mirror

    ★★½

  • House

    ★★★★★

  • The Elephant Man

    ★★★½

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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    ★★★★

    What a crafty and solid debut from David Lynch. I get it now why he said that this is his most spiritual film. Even with all the "out of this world" experience, the core of the story still feels very down to earth and personal.

  • Mirror

    Mirror

    ★★½

    Atmospherically haunting, and visually stunning, Mirror uses that and the beauty of shooting in 35mm to creep the horror under your skin slowly, complete with a powerhouse performance from Nirina Zubir.

    Too bad the last half of the movie relies on the romance more instead the psychology of the main character, which maybe will make a stronger arc for the movie. And instead of a romantic one, the chemistry didn't really do well so it's kinda cringey to look at.

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  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ★★★★½

    A feminist friend of mine once said "a film directed by a woman has a sensitive touch that a male-directed film doesn't have," and it's proven that I think no one else can make "Wonder Woman 1984" more grounded and humane like this than Patty Jenkins.

    It can be said that it is very ambitious, "WW84" brings up a topic that has an extraordinary impact but is still close to human life in general, conveyed through 4 main characters with…

  • Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens

    Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens

    ★★★★

    There's not much in Indonesian pop cinema that dares to bring up the topic about going deep in terms to find the so-called "happiness". Writer Gina S. Noer once again takes us deeper in a journey of understanding the complexity of human's emotions (one of the reasons why I'm such a big fan of you mbak Gin), and sharply directed by Lucky Kuswandi that suceeds carried all the emotions from the casts.

    Happiness is such a tricky term to discuss.…