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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ★★★½

    had high expectations for this film after religiously streaming the soundtrack. i will say a lot of the shots were beautiful. and perhaps my judgement is biased in that I didn’t get to finish the film (was on a flight) but honestly I don’t think I would have finished it anyway. it felt like they tried too hard to push this like.... blackness. was kinda uncomfortable by the depiction of the gang of guys who hang near jimmie’s place or…

  • A Sun

    A Sun

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    after the death scene, I simply could not stop noticing the way the characters were placed in the sun and shadows. the shots were really beautiful and the storytelling was glorious. i was mesmerised by the animation for the sima guang story. and yes ...i cried a lot. this was amazing. would also very much like to mention how moving the dialogue was in every single scene. it’s moments like this that I curse myself for having to rely on the subtitles.

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  • Tomboy

    Tomboy

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    writing this review through tears lol. wow. i will firstly say i’m not happy about the ending at all. i understand it’s most likely to show how kids like mikhäel are forced into identities they do not subscribe to but this ending broke my heart. i cant help but hate it so much. he’s alone. and his last moment with Lisa shows to me, not a sign of hope, but rather that he’s going to have to spend his life…

  • Let the Sunshine In

    Let the Sunshine In

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    that was unexpected. i try not to read the plot beforehand but i happened to see the term “romcom” and i supposed that led my judgement. but i don’t know if i would call it that. isabelle is a middle aged single woman who is an artists and still believes in love. that, in a film, is more than a rarity. she wears her heart on her sleeves and lets herself fall so easily. upon first days and first meetings…