Kinotherapy has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★ during 2017.

  • The Lure

    The Lure

    I didn't plan on doing a review of this, as I don't think I have much to say, but I'll bring some attention to a unique strange little movie that came out recently. So I meant to see this film a while ago, around the time it came out, but alas, I forgot to add it to my watchlist and the film slipped my mind (How I forgot about a horror musical about killer mermaids who join a nightclub is…

  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday

    So rounding out as I watched every Studio Ghibli film ever made, toward the end of my journey I of course checked out "Only Yesterday" directed by Isao Takahata. Many fans have claimed that this is an underrated gem in Ghibli's filmography and it's many of their favorites. I finally checked it out and... by the hesitation I'm presenting you can probably guess what I thought.

    "Only Yesterday" was good, or at least parts of it ranged from good to…

  • Syndromes and a Century

    Syndromes and a Century

    My first Weerasathakul film is a fascinating yet challenging first entry into his filmography. I've been told that I should have actually started with either his earliest films, or Uncle Boonmee, but it was too late, I watched Syndromes first and Uncle Boonmee afterwards.

    Don't be disappointed by the three stars by the way as I liked this film, but I don't quite understand it. Much like the last film I reviewed, I'm not sure what to say. The only…