amanda

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    i'm devastated. i'm absolutely devastated. what this character & this film meant to so many people - specifically the Black community - is immeasurable, and i'm so, so grateful it was brought to life by someone who was a masterclass in empathy, strength, grace, and kindness.

    i'm at a loss for words. chadwick, your impact will last forever. we will never forget the kind of person you were, or the things you accomplished. you are an inspiration & a light. rest in peace.

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★½

    how come when young ethan hawke in a leather jacket overshares about his parental trauma, it’s “beautiful” and “enduring” but when overshare about my parental trauma, people say things like “amanda this sounds like you should see your therapist” and “please stop crying into my lap” 🙄🙄🙄

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  • The Farewell

    The Farewell

    ★★★★★

    TLDR; GO SEE THE FAREWELL! it’s beautiful, empathetic, moving, and downright sublime. please support asian american voices in film!!! it is so, so important for people to see and hear their stories represented on screen!!!

    y’all have no idea how much i cried when i watched this. i’m chinese, but i grew up in canada, and i’ve always felt more white than anything else. for a long time i resented my culture because i felt like i could never understand…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    I’m just floored by how lucky we are to be alive to witness such an incredible culmination of so many amazing things. a lot of this movie is fan service, but it’s fan service that’s heartfelt and beautiful. this film contains 21 movies’ worth of pay off, and it’s so exciting to see how the russos have managed to piece this all together. all the emotional beats hit for me, and I don’t think there was a dry eye in…