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  • Martin Eden

    Martin Eden


    Gile bro

  • The Mouth of the Wolf

    The Mouth of the Wolf


    pietro marcello might just be my new favorite director and that's kinda crazy because this is the only film of his that i've seen and without a subtitle at that. it's also kinda embarrassing how i initially know him from thirsting over luca marinelli in his martin eden film and only interested to see his films from some clips that i saw where he blend non-diegetic archival documentary footage in the fictional film.

    back to this. i don't understand what…

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  • Gundala



    Gundala is a flawed, respectable effort.

    Respectable, karena siapapun bisa melihat ini dibuat dengan passion as opposite to just being a quick cashgrab yang nebeng bandwagon fenomena comic book movies Hollywood. Sangat terlihat usaha-usaha menjadikan film ini lebih dari sekedar itu. Misalnya, konflik yang mengangkat isu-isu yang sangat relevan di Indonesia baik itu politisi korup, kerusuhan yang mengingatkan akan kerusuhan 98, isu ploretar yang sangat kental dalam film ini, pendekatan cerita yang tidak segan-segan bernuansa gelap dan cynical as opposed…

  • The Case of Hana & Alice

    The Case of Hana & Alice


    There's something magical, genuine and humane about slice of life anime. I can't quite point it out, but perhaps this Hayao Miyazaki interview by Roger Ebert explains.

    I told Miyazaki I love the "gratuitous motion" in his films; instead of every movement being dictated by the story, sometimes people will just sit for a moment, or they will sigh, or look in a running stream, or do something extra, not to advance the story but only to give the sense…