yellow_jacket

yellow_jacket

Favorite films

  • Blue Velvet
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • The Conformist
  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets

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  • The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★★½

  • Memoria

    ★★★★★

  • Night Raiders

    ★★★★

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

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  • The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart
  • Thunder

    Thunder

    ★★★★★

    In vacuous spaces, a woman shields and unshields her eyes and shifts her head amidst the disorienting activity of light and sound. Light spirals and zigzags; sound sputters with glass breaking, synth bloops and sweeps. The emptiness of the spaces, though you could catch sight of shadows and people all in a blur, whisper with an ominous air. I can attest that a film does not require a narrative to recreate visceral sensations unseeming to others. Thunder is an example of abstract film that is vigorous in its hyperkinetic cinematography, lighting, and sound.

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  • Extraordinary Stories

    Extraordinary Stories

    ★★★★★

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

    At Sunday, I arrived to the Lightbox without the precognition that the tickets for Her Smell, featuring Elisabeth Moss, were sold out. I was flushed with disappointment and regret for not buying it sooner because both of my friends, Jaime and Kat, had done it beforehand. I insisted that I had to pay with cash because my debit was already beginning to turn light. I already have too many online subscriptions—might as well have to sacrifice some of them for…

  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★★

    Everyone is to stay indoors at all times to prevent the spread. At a time like this, it's no wonder that this would become socially relevant, let alone other films like Contagion, Safe or any other film that reflects this fear of the pandemic. At first, it went over people's heads, but now it is realized. Drastic measures were taken: social gatherings have been put off, all public spaces had to be closed down, spend 2 weeks (or more) in…