gerald 🐒

gerald 🐒

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Favorite films

  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
  • Zorns Lemma
  • Cecil B. Demented
  • By the Time It Gets Dark

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  • This Transient Life

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  • Heaven Is Still Far Away

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  • Malignant

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  • The Distance Between Us and the Sky

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  • This Transient Life

    This Transient Life

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    Me muttering "my god this is so good" in between gasps of awe for 143 minutes. I have never seen melodrama, eroticism, and religious philosophizing mixed together in such a beautifully provocative way before. To say I was absolutely floored would be an understatement.

  • Malignant

    Malignant

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    holy shit that was so fun

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  • John Denver Trending

    John Denver Trending

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    I've said it before and I'll say it again: John Denver Trending is, without a doubt, the most important film of the year so far. Manages to be an advocacy film without being preachy and succumbing to phony sentimentalism. Jansen Magpusao and Meryll Soriano's mother-and-son dynamics provide the film its emotional depth, credited primarily to the actors' raw and heartfelt performances. Brilliant directorial debut, and an even braver critique on the post-truth culture espoused by the Duterte administration.

  • Bar Boys

    Bar Boys

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    Hmmm... Siguro 'yung problema ko rito ay hindi naging malinaw kung bakit law. Tingin ko kahit palitan ng medicine, engineering, or almost any other course 'yung subject ng film, walang magbabago sa overall narrative nito. The only way it could've worked is if it inserted some sort of crititique to the country's legal system, pero reduced ito sa isang argument scene between Erik-Chris-Torran and Josh (na nag-end sa gag, so yeah). Para sa isang film about law school, wala siyang…