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  • Taste of Cherry

    Taste of Cherry

    ★★★★

    After 95 minutes of landscapes so arid you could taste the dust on your tongue, I found the aesthetics of that slime-green ending - previously barren countryside rendered almost grotesquely verdant - even more subversive than its narrative implications. GOD what a good movie.

  • The One I Love

    The One I Love

    ★★★½

    Tfw the one you love isn't remotely the one you want 😫💞

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  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★

    Come cause it’s Wes Anderson + dogs and what could go wrong?

    Leave cause it’s Wes Anderson + POC and just about everything that can go wrong does, including a wholly unnecessary white savior character (who has a fro!? Wes killing two birds with one stone there), a baffling and infuriating decision to otherize the characters/culture it ostensibly seeks to celebrate by not translating their own dialogue, and a criminally underused Yoko Ono who *should* get to kick ass in…

  • White Vertigo

    White Vertigo

    ★★★½

    Perfect mid-August viewing 😅 Even when it was dull (looking at you, cross-country skiing) it was still riveting.