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  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★★½

    DCEU finally found its heart and walked out of its sombre mood, but Justice League still felt like several short movies being stitched together to make an overarching generic team-uniting story. It was fun, but it still was a step back from Wonder Woman. I'm especially peeved by the male gaze. Regardless of the gratuitous shot of Aquaman and Superman, the blatant male gaze in how JL presented its female characters were exasperating. Especially after Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman.

  • Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

    Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

    ★★★★★

    This is how you superbly blend an exquisite story with aesthetically stunning visual to create one majestic movie. It speaks volume without having to shout, the kind of personal favourite delivery that resonate to my soul and got me shook to the core.

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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★★

    Your Name is one of those rare movies that deserves all the hype it's getting. It is a well crafted movie with solid and unpredictable storyline, beautiful visual, and lovable soundtrack. It hits all the right spot and subtly invokes those longing and hope I thought I've gotten rid of. And that's why, despite being a little "out of this world", it still is a very personal movie. Simply a must watch.

  • Lion

    Lion

    ★★★★

    Like other "based on true stories" tale before it, Lion was predicable. But it didn't make it any less inspiring, touching, and heartwarming. It is, after all, an emotive story about how sometimes, you need to give up and let life takes it course for things to work out as they supposed to be. That sometimes, we would found happiness only once we've accepted the bitter reality that perhaps it is lost forever. Dev Patel was great and he made…