Favorite films

  • Tokyo Twilight
  • Sound of the Mountain
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • The Naked Island

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  • 15 Hours

    ★★★★★

  • What Made Her Do It?

    ★★★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★

  • My Sons

    ★★★★★

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  • 15 Hours

    15 Hours

    ★★★★★

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

    "They're filming us! We're going to be on TV!"

    • Its theme disclosed in its seemingly inaccurate title (the film is 16 hours long minus 5 minutes, though the eponymous 15 hours denote not the actual length of the movie but rather the duration of a single work shift portrayed in the film), 15 Hours is a film on the duration of time. It portrays multiple workers sewing pants at one of many children's garment workshops in Zhili, which is…

  • What Made Her Do It?

    What Made Her Do It?

    ★★★★½

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

    Holy cow, that ending! Even tho it was just subtitles (the ending is missing) it was so powerful. I can only try and imagine how it looked. Also, Keiko Takatsu is so beautiful. :3

    The film looks amazing. If only movies still were shot like this and not on digital cameras which makes them end up looking flat, boring, and most of the time just ugly. If you're not Pedro Costa, you probably cannot make digital look as good as film. Plain and simple.

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  • Moonlit Winter

    Moonlit Winter

    ★★★★

    Immaturity goes with purity, maturity goes with grace. Immaturity comes with dreams, maturity comes with pain.

    I dream about you, too.

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★

    “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    An unlikely homage to the TikTok attention span, this cinematic endeavor employs clownish excess to build a simulacrum of digitalized overstimulation. In this realm of headache-inducing anything-goes, the characters within are reduced to conduction rods of comic strip ridiculousness that neutralizes every wisp of the narrative centrally constructed around familial values. Instead, EEAAO is slaking the…