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  • A Thousand Cuts

    A Thousand Cuts

    ★★★

    at best: a decent documentary that shows only one part of the press freedom issue in the philippines. at worst: a film that only caters to the middle-class, western taste (by god, the language of the docu was so atenean, and i’m not kidding), and excludes the narratives of the “common filipino”.

    i realized the latter when my parents didn’t (or couldn’t) focus on it, because the docu isn’t “striking” enough for them to listen. only those who understand —…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★

    beyoncé???

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★

    i'm very certain i can't be the only one who pretended to enjoy this because of harry styles.

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★★

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

    the only thought recurring in my head while watching this film was a quote from hayao miyazaki:

    “i don’t think we’re born with a natural tendency to protect the environment. i think it’s something we learn if we’re educated and brought up to have the manners to care for the world. at some stage in our lives, the greed factor became stronger, and that has led us to the horrible situation we’re in now. a change is necessary [...].”

    this…