Jacob / 90’s Baby / GF: Aza / Daughter: Mayumi
In my era, if someone had a favorite movie they wanted to share... you know what they did?
“Have no idea.”
They would write up a review, find the movie on Letterboxd, log the movie, and tell everyone how much of a masterpiece it is. Then they stamp it with a perfect score of 5 stars and leave it there forever.
“What a pain! I'd just go to get laid”
Not everyone’s like you.
It’s been quite a long time since I’ve seen a movie that is meant to torment its viewer to this degree. Believe me, that is a compliment. How come I’ve never heard about this film, am I a “true” cinephile because I sure don’t feel like it with not knowing the existence of this until recently? My heart was aching and my fist clenched many times due to the story of regret and repressive romance that is showcased. Brilliantly showed…
“The Surprise is not old; no one would call her old. She has a bluff bow, lovely lines. She's a fine seabird: weatherly, stiff and fast... very fast, if she's well handled. No, she's not old; she's in her prime.”
I would say that this may be the most underrated Hollywood blockbusters of my time that has stood the test of time. In fact, it seems now as a relic for there hasn’t been quite nothing else like it especially…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
As a man who’s been holding down a long distance relationship for an equivalent of 3 years or so, I still don’t believe Mia & Seb loved each other more than they loved theirselves. Beside the point, when the going was good, the film shines for me but it’s the petty arguments about careers and dreams that destroy their beautiful relationship that I sorta can’t take seriously. Seriously folks, communication is the key to every relationship and the dinner scene when…