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  • The World of Apu

    The World of Apu

    ★★★★★

    I surely had a fine time marathoning The Apu Trilogy in one evening. After watching so many complex dramas, what we need is just a simple story, humble and relatable as it is. The characters are complex and believable, and the acting performance was pleasantly realistic especially compared to other Western movies from that era. The only thing that bugs me in the movie is how unlike the older Apu is compared to his younger self.

    One thing that makes…

  • Contempt

    Contempt

    ★★★

    I don’t know, Paul, but if you beat women and gaslight them into thinking that they’re crazy for being rightfully jealous, we tend to stop loving you, you know.

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  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    Hiroshima Mon Amour

    ★★★★

    So I hesitated to rate this movie due to the chaos it inflicted to my internal self, but I landed on four stars. Below I will elaborate more why I gave it four stars in lieu of a decent review.

    Hiroshima Mon Amour's first 10 minutes are hands down groundbreaking. I would never forget the longing, the yearning, the passion our both protagonists exhibit while enveloping each other in their own arms. The conversation is magical and transforms us to…

  • Fat Girl

    Fat Girl

    ★★★½

    It's hard to not be personal when watching this movie especially if you're a woman surviving oppressive girlhood. In retrospect, Anais character is an embodiment of young girls. It is the insecurity, the self hatred due to our weight (irrespective of us being medically fat or not), but most importantly the confusing contradiction between misandry and lust towards men. Anais' own words represent the curiosity of the adult world and the pleasure it has in store, along with fear: "The…