Ethan Ethan

It has come to a point where I only watch movies so I can log them on Letterboxd. Save me.

Favorite films

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Fight Club
  • Perfect Blue
  • Norte, the End of History

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  • This Is My Country

    ★★★★

  • Samurai Champloo

    ★★★½

  • Senior Year

  • Dual

    ★★★½

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  • This Is My Country

    This Is My Country

    ★★★★

    There is a Filipino proverb that goes like "a person in desperate need will cling to a knife", basically saying that committing crime is an option to those in unfavorable situations; and I used to hate those words. Cause it disregards a person's ability to get through anything, a person's will to stay good, a person's will to live in honesty.

    But as I grow older, I start to wonder, if the system is deliberately trying to fuck you and those around you, what other option does a person have?

  • Samurai Champloo

    Samurai Champloo

    ★★★½

    When this did not pass the 3-episode rule, I lowered my expectations a ton. Maybe my expectations were just too much because of the critical acclaim, and it's from the creator of Cowboy Bebop. However, it still took me 10 episodes to feel the vibe of the show, yet even then, my impression was just at mid level. Sure it's visually pleasing, it's animated well, the music enhances the setting, but I think my biggest problem is with the characters.…

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