amanda

amanda

Favorite films

  • Martin Eden
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Arrival

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  • The Deep Blue Sea

    ★★★½

  • Whiplash

    ★★★★

  • Don't Look Up

    ★★½

  • Love Hard

    ★★½

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  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    how to get amanda to enjoy your movie, a step by step guide | (pages 1 - 3)

    1. introduce her to a good friend, someone who really gets her, and really gets her into movies. have them bond over their love of paddington, pretty cinematography, and sad stories.

    2. about 14 months into this friendship, throw a global pandemic into the mix. have the two unable to meet for months on end due to lockdown.

    3. about a year after…

  • Twilight

    Twilight

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    i think i might be living in the truman show

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  • 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” 🙄🙄🙄

  • 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…