Favorite films

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Il Posto
  • Still Walking
  • Through the Olive Trees

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  • A Night In Four Parts

    ★★★½

  • Between Two Worlds

    ★★½

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

  • Men

    ★★★

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  • You Won't Be Alone

    You Won't Be Alone

    ★★★

    More Lowery than Malick, actually, but once the young witch goes her own way around 40-minute mark, it becomes quite fascinating on multiple levels.

  • The Guitar Mongoloid

    The Guitar Mongoloid

    ★★½

    Watching it today, this mostly felt like a series of tiktok videos to me, like you go over someone's feed and watch various random videos shared by a few idiotic accounts they follow, but waaay before tiktok obviously. :)

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  • Mustang

    Mustang

    Orientalist, insincere, out of touch with its country of origin and therefore its people. Tailor made for western audiences. Many of the situations depicted here are not realistic mainly because how they're written and shot. Main characters do not speak like Turkish people and the village resembles mostly a southern French village and not a Turkish one. How the girls have to endure every cliché in the book in a period of three or four months is absurd. These girls…

  • Something Useful

    Something Useful

    İşe Yarar Bir Şey'in günümüzü işaret eden cep telefonlarına rağmen sanki yeni olanında değil de o "Eski Türkiye"de geçiyormuş hissi... En az elli altmış yıllık bir romanın içindeymişsiniz gibi hissettiren dünyası... Şiirselliği, nostaljisi, aslında teknik açıdan çok zor işlerin altından yalınlıkla kalkan rejisi ve Gökhan Tiryaki'nin görüntü yönetimi beni mest etti. Keşke film, Yiğit Özşener'in karakteriyle Cortazar sohbetinin yapıldığı ve sonunda beni ağlatan o sahneyle bitseydi, keşke devam etmeseydi. Fakat yine de senenin en iyi yerli filmlerinden biri oldu benim için İşe Yarar Bir Şey.