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Favorite films

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

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  • The Scent of Green Papaya

    ★★★★★

  • All of Us Strangers

  • Heat

  • Poor Things

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  • Showing Up

    Showing Up

    ★★★★

    i've been meaning to get into kelly reichardt's work, especially after lily gladstone floored me in killers of the flower moon. then andre 3000 talked about his contributions to this film in the interview for his album coming out this week (!??) and i figured it was a good time. this is a wonderful, understated, precious film. i really felt myself unwind and settle into the microdramas and miniscule poetry of the characters lives.

  • Passages

    Passages

    ★★★★★

    what a rich emotional tapestry woven almost entirely out of the physical - not just in the carnal, but in the turning away of a body, the loss of an apetite, the playful scuffle, the sounds from next door received in a fetal position. what dialogue there is feels inadequate: words and ultimatums struggle to define the cascading emotions borne by the characters, bubbling over and betrayed in primal bursts of tears and passionate embrace; in such physical catharsis, only…

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  • Crashing

    Crashing

    ★★★★

    so messy and so well orchestrated. loved it

  • Ilo Ilo

    Ilo Ilo

    ★★★★

    I've lived in Singapore all of my life, and for as long as I've lived here I've had a domestic helper. Growing up and becoming more conscious of the moral and emotional complexity of having someone relying on your family, living in your house, caring for you but being an employee at the end of the day, was always a turbulent experience. I love art for its ability to crystallize emotions I had but could not put into words, and…