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“Some people are just born with tragedy in their blood.”

Favorite films

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Vivre Sa Vie
  • Normal People
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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  • Broker

    ★★★½

  • The Truth

    ★★★

  • Shoplifters

    ★★★★½

  • The Third Murder

    ★★★½

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  • After the Storm

    After the Storm

    ★★★★

    “Missing him after he’s gone won’t bring him back. You have to deal with people while they’re alive.”

  • Like Father, Like Son

    Like Father, Like Son

    ★★★★½

    A contemplative drama about what it means to be a father to a son. Even with a not-so groundbreaking plot, Kore-eda masterfully pulls your heartstrings—delivering an emotional piece.

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  • The Hows of Us

    The Hows of Us

    ★★½

    Saved by Kathryn Bernardo's commendable acting.

    I liked some parts of the film when it sort of tried to break out of the formula of a typical Star Cinema romance film. But it does feel generic. Kathryn's acting truly saved the film. Daniel Padilla is pretty much alright but can't help not think how Kathyrn overpowers him.

    Parts of the film's dialogue feels cringe too but the film still has its impactful one-liners and lines that somehow make this watchable.…

  • Dory

    Dory

    ★★★★

    The curse of living longer than the people close to you is hard and lonely. But Dory found it a privilege and a blessing.

    I never expected I'd feel emotional with this. I get that it is an intimate story about Dory's life in a span of 20 minutes. But as soon as she talks about her past lover and remnants of the past, it really was something.