francesca

I look into his eyes, and I see myself. How do you expect me to love that?

Favorite films

  • A Few Good Men
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Jerry Maguire

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  • Wuthering Heights

  • Mission: Impossible II

    ★★

  • The Breakfast Club

    ★★★★

  • Only the Brave

    ★★★½

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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    ★★★★½

    this rewatch really reminded me why john hughes’ movies are so iconic & timeless: its fascination with the essence of youth, while not ignoring nor forgiving all the bullshit that comes with it, gives so much sincere attention to this time in life when it’s easier to be reckless and free spirited, which i think we’ve collectively grown to associate with immaturity. but then we see how so much of the patterns and routines adults develop for themselves are just as…

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

    cried so much more on this second viewing??? having a fuller grasp of everything that transpired between mav and rooster really makes each interaction between them more meaningful and layered. every glance, every exchange, every argument comes from this place of great love in spite of all the fear and resentment. really really love this movie i feel like screaming into the wind

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  • Dreamgirls

    Dreamgirls

    ★★★½

    IMAGINE SAYING “your voice has no personality and no depth” TO BEYONCÈ’S FACE. embarrassing

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    ★★★★★

    Maybe life is just a tunnel of shit. Maybe life is just a prison where we’re caged in a corrupt and oppressive system. Maybe life is feeling rain drip down your body with your knees on the wet ground. Maybe life is all about the moments of darkness and the ways we manage to find light despite of it. 

    If ever i’ll need a movie to get me through the worst of times, it will be this one. It’s powerful…