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  • Where To?

    Where To?

    I saw this when there was less than two hours left for it to leave Mubi. I won't lie, I was tempted by the question of what would happen if I missed watching this film. My life would have certainly not lost anything. I would forget instantly and get on with my life; with all my assignments pending it didn't seem like a bad idea and saving 70-odd minutes seemed decent.

    But something told me to watch it regardless. 70…

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  • Psychobitch

    Psychobitch

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

    I'm not sure how the director and screenwriter has managed to craft one of the cutest and dreamiest young love falling in love sequences in recent cinema, only to go and destroy all the hard work they put into the first half in the next half, specifically when Lea tells Marius that she wants to go to the dance with him.

    The second half just reinstates the manic pixie dream girl character of Frida, whereas no depth is offered about…

  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

    The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

    the hyper masculinity of boxing and mainstream boxing films gives way to the latent tenderness of the boxer

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  • 405

    405

    This film has been executed brilliantly, and has some of the most beautiful frames I have seen in modern Indian films. I especially loved the simplistic and honest depictions of the Goan landscape. How it is a mish-mash of various cultures, yet it has its own claim to it all. I loved the depiction of a Goa beyond the booze, drugs and the party beaches. Well done to all involved!

  • Love Battles

    Love Battles

    Like nothing I have ever seen before. The performances leave you exhausted in the best way possible. Top notch Freudian cinema. I loved it.