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  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    Blue Is the Warmest Color

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

    This is my favourite film about love. I wanted to write a review about it after discussing it with someone I'd just met.

    The reasons vary - mostly personal ones, I love this film because I can relate to it on so many levels, and I can relate to the two leads deeply, to both of them. (Adele more so).

    This film is so intense. The shots and lines are very powerful in conveying emotions, in part thanks to the…

  • My First Summer

    My First Summer

    ★★★

    We need more strawberry milk!

    Dogtooth but centered around a sweet, innocent, lovely queer relationship. This was honestly such a beautiful film that I couldn't stop smiling the whole time. I think it is an overall good representation of teenage love and queer relationships, it's also very genuine, sweet, and comforting. Warmly recommended.

    oh and, HAPPY PRIDE MONTH EVERYONE 🏳️‍🌈

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  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels

    Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels

    ★★★★½

    This wasn't at all what I was expecting from a film by Chantal Akerman, but I'm pleasantly surprised. It is just as brilliant and remarkable as her other films.

    It is filled with engaging dialogue and is very touching, yet feels so detached and alienated at the same time. The lead reminded me of Anna from another film by Akerman, The Meetings of Anna (1978), I feel that they represent the same person, however as a young girl Michele has…

  • Kanal

    Kanal

    ★★★★½

    I don't know how I was able to enjoy this draining, bleak, dreary film as much as I did. The atmosphere in this is unlike anything I've seen. It is hopeless, dark, suffocating, depressing, yet manages to be so mesmerising and dreamlike at the same time. Despair, love, blood, filth, the sound of war, the sound of waves...

    My first viewing (also my first Wajda) but I can't wait to see it again for a second time already. A wonderful experience.