Favorite films

  • Petite Maman
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Moonlight
  • Suspiria

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  • Petite Maman

    ★★★★★

  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    ★★★★½

  • X

    ★★★★

  • In Another Country

    ★★★★½

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  • Petite Maman

    Petite Maman

    ★★★★★

    “You didn’t invent my sadness.”

    Childhood stories on screen are often very melodramatic,but Céline Sciamma walks that fine line of innocence and maturity just right capturing the air of sadness&grief just under the surface for kids,although withdrawn the emotions and vulnerability are profound&truthful. A second viewing in cinemas has cemented this as one of my fav movies of all time,even better than Portrait of a lady on Fire which is a impeccable haunting masterpiece on its own,Cèline Sciamma is my…

  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    ★★★★½

    Martin Ritt’s methodical&understated direction of John le Carré’s melancholic spy novel avoided dramatizing Cold War’s geopolitical stakes instead opt to focus on the lived-in human drama grounded by the powerfully dreading&soulful gaze of Richard Burton.A masterful espionage thriller&court room drama that is incredibly detail orientated and doesn’t slow down for the audience as fragmented of infos are given for the audience to piece together the bigger picture gradually,all of its conflict of national interest are deliberately shown to be so…

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★½

    Jon Watts under the watchful guide of executives has crafted the Lazarus pit that will maintain the franchise longevity for both Sony and Disney for the long term,it’s the most theme park ride MCU has ever done with mediocre action playing all the greatest hits across Sony’s spiderman cinematic endeavor.The issue with playing the greatest hits is that it’s not as good and also feels quite cheap with a brand new paint on it.The decisions made in this film is…

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★½

    This may be the first superhero movie I loved for its thesis. It almost acted as a response to Nolan and all the previous Batman films from before,a movie that takes Batman from the pedestal of the rich,examines the privilege of Bruce Wayne and how the hypocrisy of his class status prevents him from seeing the people he protects in any other way than from the top of a pyramid with attitudes of condescension.While most superhero flicks try to downplay…