Jowana Bueser

since 1984 | she/her | social media manager, film enthusiast, book hoarder, political junkie, pop culture sponge, eternal fangirl

Favorite films

  • Summer Wars
  • Belle
  • Mirai
  • Wolf Children

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  • The Sea Beast

    ★★★

  • Nightbird

  • Panibugho

    ★½

  • The Black Dahlia

    ★★

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★★

    Greta Gerwig, herself a writer, understands not only the story but also the history of Little Women. Her film, a fresh adaptation of the 1868 classic, is also a necessary tribute to Louisa May Alcott.

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  • Cats

    Cats

    ★½

    I have three reactions on the screen adaptation of Cats: why, why, and why.

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  • Are You OK

    Are You OK

    ★★★½

    Sarah steers through her insecurity of not experiencing a proper orgasm in this four-minute short

    The filmmaker relied on visuals and sounds to present her inner turmoil — no lengthy dialogue was necessary.

    (I cackled at the face Sarah made upon realizing her friend has been writhing in orgasmic euphoria while she was going through the motions with her partner.)

  • Deleter

    Deleter

    ★★½

    Nagtatrabaho bilang social media content moderator si Lyra (Nadine Lustre). Sa kanyang sariling salita, ang mga katulad niya ang dahilang kung bakit "nakakatulog ka nang mahimbing 'pag gabi." Tanggap na ni Lyra na magtatagal siya sa trabahong napasukan kaya manhid na siya sa kanyang mga nakikitang retrato at napapanood na video. Nagulo ang buhay niya nang magpakamatay ang ka-opisinang si Aileen (Louise Delos Reyes). Matapos ang trahedya ay tila sunod-sunod ang mga hindi maipaliwanag na kaganapan sa kanilang opisina.

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  • Hating Peter Tatchell

    Hating Peter Tatchell

    ★★★½

    Going up against Mugabe and Putin? The courage. Incredible.

    One more thing: HE UNDERSTOOD THE CONCEPT OF INTERSECTIONALITY FROM THE START.

  • Seaspiracy

    Seaspiracy

    ★½

    this would have been better had the film presented concrete solutions other than "i will not eat fish"

    also, terrible title

    the twiterrati is correct, "conspira-sea"

    STRAY THOUGHTS:
    the more i think about this docufilm, the more i hate it

    thank goodness marine biologists are speaking out on twitter