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  • Time and Tide
  • Rouge
  • Love Hotel
  • Branded to Kill

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  • Golden Swallow

    ★★★★

  • Come Drink with Me

    ★★★★

  • The Love Eterne

    ★★★★½

  • Enter the Dragon

    ★★★½

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  • Golden Swallow

    Golden Swallow

    ★★★★

    Jimmy Wang Yu reminds me so much of Tatsuya Nakadai in this, and I think there are even a few sequences that recall The Sword of Doom so I may be not that far off with my thought. Anyways, it's a Chang Cheh film, so of course we witness our heroine Golden Swallow get inevitably trapped in between the jealous passions of two men, but I don't share the opinion that it necessarily diminishes her resolution and character as shown…

  • The Love Eterne

    The Love Eterne

    ★★★★½

    The gender politics in this particular rendition of the story aren't so distant from those in Demy's films, to give an example, adopting artifice as the means through which the characters safely express their desires, an exercise in exploring ambiguity so as to reaffirm identity. And just like in the aformentioned's films, that struggle between adhering to the presented normativity versus subverting those elements results in a fascinating dynamic, not necessarily about the social norms imposed in the story as…

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  • Güeros

    Güeros

    ★★★★½

    HIZO LLORAR A BOB DYLAN

  • Güeros

    Güeros

    ★★★★½

    “¡Puto cine mexicano! Agarran unos pinches pordioseros y filman en blanco y negro y dicen que ya están haciendo cine de arte. Y los chingados directores, no conformes con la humillación de la Conquista, todavía van al Viejo Continente y le dicen a los críticos franceses que nuestro país no es más que un nido de marranos, rotos, diabéticos, agachados, ratoneros, fraudulentos, traicioneros, malacopa, putañeros, acomplejados y precoces.”