Favorite films

  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Yi Yi
  • Tokyo Story
  • CΓ©line and Julie Go Boating

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  • The Spirit of the Beehive

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  • Manila in the Claws of Light

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  • Memories of Murder

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  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory

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  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday

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    It's not often something comes at just the right time for you.

    For the past two years of my life I've been focused on exams and the stress that comes along with them, and it's had ups and downs but it's been somewhat enjoyable the whole experience, I feel satisfied with the work I put in and today, coming home early with only three exams left to go- I wanted to watch a Ghibli movie for the first time in…

  • Tropical Malady

    Tropical Malady

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    "Every drop of my blood sings our song. A song of happiness. Can you hear it?"

    Trying my absolute best to stop my heart pounding, mind racing and tears flowing to commit myself to writing a single statement about this film. And the best I can muster right now is that, without hyperbole, the final 15 minutes might be the greatest thing anyone has ever created.

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

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    I honestly don't care what anyone says about this movie. Is there blatant plot holes, sure. Is it perfect, no.
    But this sure was everything it needed to be. Sure, I try to stick to values and rate things on a particular scale. But this one of the most entertaining movies ever made. Not everything has to be deeply profound and powerful to be great. This is a perfect example of how to make a good comic book action movie.…

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

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    "You just want to change me, but I'm like the world. This world will never change."

    Edward Yang's Tapestry of life.

    A brighter summer day is a film about finding your identity in a chaotic world. After the Chinese civil war many Chinese would move to Vietnam and would live under military rule, at the time in society all Vietnamese were classified as either "natives"- People who were born in Vietnam or "mainlanders"- People who had moved to Vietnam after…