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northwestern ‘23

Favorite films

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Last Emperor
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Minari

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  • The Sting

    ★★★★

  • Seoul Searching

    ★★★

  • Wish Dragon

    ★★★

  • Luca

    ★★★½

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  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★½

    I did not hit her, it’s not true, it’s bullshit, I did not hit her, I did not. Oh hi Mark!

    this movie continues to shock me whenever I recognize an actor

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    I was 16 when I saw The Room for the first time at a theatre in the Lower East Side. Attending with a friend equipped with the lore of spoons, footballs, and call outs, I can genuinely say that midnight screening showed me a third dimensionality to…

  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ★★★★½

    I'm deaf, so, you know, I can't hear you.

    My sister was watching BTS compilation videos as Ruben lost his hearing, so I'm just going to assume the last thing that Ruben ever heard was Dynamite.

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    Sound of Metal was described to me as a movie that was "a metal drummer loses his hearing". In fact, the drummer part is merely characterization set dressing. The true core of this movie is that "a former addict loses his memory", and…

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  • Minari

    Minari

    ★★★★★

    Korean people...we use our minds

    I know I’m biased, but this is probably one of the best movies I’ve ever watched. I’ve never seen anything cover the Korean immigrant experience quite as well, with stuff like David lying down and getting his earwax scooped out.

    David is such a piss gremlin though. 

    If there’s one word I could use to describe this movie, it would be tender. you see David and Monica embody the two different halves of the (Asian)…

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★

    There are worse ways to spend 4 hours, I suppose