amel

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if you ride like lightning you're gonna crash like thunder

Favorite films

  • Spirited Away
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Memories of Murder
  • The Social Network

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  • Se7en

    ★★★★½

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

  • Chungking Express

    ★★★½

  • Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★★

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  • Boys Don't Cry

    Boys Don't Cry

    all you need to know about this film is that the real life trans man it was based on was deadnamed in the credits

  • Quo vadis, Aida?

    Quo vadis, Aida?

    ★★★★★

    as someone born in diaspora to two bosniak parents, i imagine my experience watching this film is different from many others who did the same (and probably makes me a little biased).

    what really broke me down wasn't the long, stressful build towards tragedy, or even the violence itself, but the aftermath: a woman confronting the people who shamelessly took her home; a mother sobbing before her son's remains, only made recognizable by his jacket.

    i've attended a number of…