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  • The Handmaiden
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • The Green Knight

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  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★½

  • The Advent Calendar

    ★★½

  • Kim Ji-young, Born 1982

    ★★★★½

  • Petite Maman

    ★★★★

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  • The Worst Person in the World

    The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★½

    How many times have you felt like the worst person in the world? Either by making decisions that, at the time felt right, but you end up regretting it deeply. Or by failing at the world’s expectations of what you should be or do? I’m sure many of us can relate to that, and in today’s society where everything you do is being judged by others, it’s impossible not to feel pressured by it for your career, dating life, or…

  • The Advent Calendar

    The Advent Calendar

    ★★½

    Christmas Halloween! But there's no Christmas...? It's just Halloween in December I guess.
    What am I complaining watching this in January anyway? 🤦‍♂️

    It's well done, sure, and the concept, as ridiculous as it is, it's still an interesting one if done right. But the film itself falls flat in its execution, with uninspired plot and events, and an over the top tone that I didn't really love. The protagonist was fine, with some pretty valid motivations. But it just wasn't enough, and it ends up being a pretty average film.


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  • Petite Maman

    Petite Maman

    ★★★★

    We adults tend to undervalue children's understanding of the concept of death. But having different perspectives on it doesn't necessarily mean they don't have a grasp on the idea. An innocent and untainted eye can sometimes see things we can't, a simpler and purer view of the world. Who's to say what's the right or wrong perspective when it comes to such complex concepts? Why such things have to be that complex anyway? Death and sadness go hand in hand, and perhaps one of those can be at least temporarily healed with a night well spent with your best friend.
    Pure hearts have pure intentions.

  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

    ★★½

    There's a lot of things Don’t Look Up wants to be, and even though it hits on some aspects, it ultimately doesn't reach a full potential in any of them.


    I think my main issue with this movie was its all over the place tone and I find it really hard to understand it. The tonal shift is sometimes jarring, having some funny yet somewhat awkward jokes on one scene, only to be abruptly cut to another that's supposed to…