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  • Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

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  • Secret Headquarters

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  • Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper

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  • Official Competition

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  • Rehana Maryam Noor

    Rehana Maryam Noor

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    This is the best Bangladeshi film I've ever seen.

    Championing Bangladeshi cinema has been an uphill battle as most films from the country still lack a certain sophistication and finesse, both fundamentally and technically, that limits their ability to compete at the global level. With its selection into Cannes' Un Certain Regard, Rehana Maryam Noor certainly hinted at changing that鈥攜et, I avoided watching the film for the longest time due to fear of disappointment.

    I am thankful to have been鈥

  • The Last Witness

    The Last Witness

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    I've met Park Chan-wook three times in my life: At a signing for Oldboy at Tower Records in Soho, then at the NYFF premiere of Sympathy for Lady Vengeance and once again at a Q&A for Thirst at the same festival. Only at the last event did I get to ask him whom his favorite inspirations were: He said Kim Ki-young and Yasuzo Masumura鈥攚hich led me to binge on the latter鈥檚 works.

    But now, having watched The Last Witness, it's鈥

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  • Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper

    Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper

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    Surprisingly pleasant experience, especially considering the hate this and other Barbie films get at the Letterboxd 100: Animation thread! You don't even realize it's a "Barbie" film since she plays another character.

    What's crazy is that, aside from the outdated animation, its production quality is surprisingly good鈥攅specially the songs! If someone was to update the quality of the animation while keeping everything else the same, it may do wonders.

    Also, some fun trivia: This is the highest rated film for Martin Short on Letterboxd.

    Currently #69 on Letterboxd 100: Animation

  • Happy Hour

    Happy Hour

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    Though it lost me at times鈥攑articularly doing the reading鈥擨 absolutely understand the running time. There's a mental mechanism via which we, the viewer, are able to digest certain nuances of life. Seeing certain sequences 1:1: lets us truly live through these moments, good or bad.

    Felt a bit uneven by the end and without the subtle, impactful resolution of Drive My Car. Undoubtedly an acquired taste for many, and the rating likely has a survivor bias from those who finished鈥

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