Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Yi Yi
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • A Brighter Summer Day

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  • Gemini

    ★★★★

  • Moving

    ★★★★★

  • Force Majeure

    ★★★★½

  • It's a Flickering Life

    ★★★½

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  • Gemini

    Gemini

    ★★★★

    Punks of Jidaigeki.

  • Moving

    Moving

    ★★★★★

    The magic hits me in the first few seconds of this film and I immediately knew it's going to be something special - a truly stunning and poetic coming-of-age masterwork that's sadly overlooked by most. Some of the shots in the third act will stay with me forever....

    Very lucky to be able to see this in 16mm projection!

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    Ota is probably one of the most wonderful characters I've ever seen on screen, I'd give everything to be with him for a day. His card trick which is done in one single take is one magical moment in cinema that I'll never forget.

    Yi Yi is one of those rare films that once it started, immediately makes me forget about everything else, it's completely immersive, and heartfelt, and honest. It has also helped me in becoming a better person,…

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

    ★★★★★

    After seeing it for the second time, I can now say that A Brighter Summer Day is one of the greatest films I've seen, truly a stunning accomplishment.

    How did Edward Yang even achieve this film? How did he finance it? How did he get this made at all?

    One of the most immersive films ever made. The world that Yang recreated is so meticulously constructed, he nailed everything from how each character move or talk, to the unbelievably detailed…