Favorite films

  • Landscape in the Mist
  • Oslo, August 31st
  • Columbus
  • Aftersun

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  • The Other Zoey

  • Little Chief


  • Fancy Dance


Recent reviews

  • Past Lives

    Past Lives


    in-yun is this korean idea that the lives we live (in the past, present, and even future) are predicated on layers of connection that allow us to find our people and ultimately sustain those relationships. if i were to describe it though, in-yun feels like the snowball effect but with bit of a romantic tinge because what is falling in love if not confusing, compelling and quite frankly a little cringy.

    as someone who doesn't like to read too much…

  • Women Talking

    Women Talking


    i was lucky enough to catch a screening hosted by frances mcdormand with a conversation between her and two berkeley professors after. however, my appreciation begins to wane the more i'm sitting here realizing that almost nothing has stuck with me since i watched this. half of the thoughts i typed into my notes app don't even feel like good jumping off points.

    what i do remember though is how stilted the conversation felt. perhaps it was mcdormand priming the…

Popular reviews

  • SHOP: A Pop Opera

    SHOP: A Pop Opera


    This short is an inside look at the inner workings of a person on the spectrum of ADHD doing their weekly grocery shop.

    ADHD is characterized by 2 main components: attention and hyperactivity. The (in)attention part is seen through the man's interactions with others, marked by strangers who even think the man is deaf through simple 2D animation. In contrast, the hyperactivity portion is seen by an assortment of jingles that arise when the man focuses on single words, breaking…

  • Nomadland



    a house is not a home. a house is tangible, but a home doesn’t have to be. a home is where life slows down and a home is where comfort lives. for fern, the distinction between a house and a home has been stretched thin, torn apart, and built anew as she continues to face the fallout from the 2008 recession, four years after in 2012. but, remember she is houseless not homeless.

    fern is part of the older generation…