jayclops

jayclops

Pro

Pasalidahay • Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival • New Durian Cinema

Favorite films

  • The 400 Blows
  • Tokyo Story
  • Close-Up
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Recent activity

All
  • City of Flowers

    ★★★

  • i get so sad sometimes

    ★★½

  • MIGHTY ROBO V

    ★★★

  • Skylab

    ★★

Recent reviews

More
  • Hellbound

    Hellbound

    ★★★★

    Ganda. Action-packed. Na consume ko ng sunod2 6 epis as if di ako hilo dahil sa lagnat. Very good teaser aakalain mo puro nonsense monster stuff but no the human drama at its center is much more compelling. There's a seemingly one-take (altho halata may daya) scene that I really like feat. some bad ass action. Also, Yoo Ah-in as cult leader, count me in.

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

    Quiet, restrained, but with such forceful directorial clarity. Campion really said the hills are alive with the sound of toxic-fragile masculinity.

Popular reviews

More
  • Fan Girl

    Fan Girl

    ★★½

    A friend talked to me about his interpretation of the film after I told him I finally got to see it and his theory, I'm starting to realize, is much more interesting had the film gone that way, given the fiction-reality dichotomy, its crossing into surreal territory. It didn't cross my mind while watching the film but the plausibility of his proposition will only make sense if the screenplay and direction went for it. An interesting diversion for Jadaone, sure,…

  • Lola Igna

    Lola Igna

    ★★★½

    Lola Igna could benefit from either a tighter, more focused storytelling (the grandma-grandson & intergenerational dynamics) or finding a way to make the varied elements and thematic points in the film coalesce more compellingly kasi may mga parts na lumalaylay na sya. It's worth noting its attempt to comment on how celebrity culture, tourism, modernism, invades not only privacy but spaces and landscapes and alter our relationships to these. In Lola Igna, not only the personal life and home of the…