nakakaumay (but in a good way). that's the fucking point. reminds me of a quote from celeste and jesse forever "the more we consume crap, the more we want crap."
"if you could see your life from start to finish, would you change things?"
"maybe i would say what i felt more often. i don't know."
this film is like the warmest hug you could get during a cold season. idk but i just felt the pure comfort of being understood.
humanity and words, i love and hate you all the same
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"But, I'm frankly feeling nothing
Is that so?
Or it could be less than nothing"
two footsteps before i entered the theatre, i challenged damien chazelle in my head. if this film can make me fall in love with it then maybe just maybe i'd give something i've been avoiding a "shot". two hours later and two footsteps away from the exit of the theatre, i was like "fuck you, damien chazelle. i should've never thought of challenging you, you…
throughout the runtime, one thought kept on moving to and fro in my head like a marquee: "puta may laban talaga ang pinas sa animation, fak i'm so proud of the feelipins homaygad my pamily".
saving sally is a filmic proof of how ambitious and passionate filipino filmmakers can get. tbh i think its overall value not only lies in its gaze-gripping visuals and predictable narrative but also in how it can ignite the fires of aspiring artists and filmmakers out there.