Favorite films

  • Love Exposure
  • Norte: The End of History
  • Ikiru
  • Our Little Sister

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  • Get Out

    ★★★

  • Hondo

    ★★½

  • Belle

    ★★

  • The House

    ★★½

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★½

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    Overall Rating: Above Average (C+)

    The Northman is a Robert Eggers popcorn movie. It's an atmospheric, blood spilling, Viking saga, hailing from the vengeful Scandinavian legend of Amleth, the inspiration for Shakespeare's Hamlet. Prior to the film's release, there were concerns regarding studio interference, potentially resulting in a watered down version of Robert Eggers' vision. Such interference is often caused by the larger budget at stake, which results in creative restrictions, since there's a…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★★

    Overall Rating: Masterpiece/Personal Favorite (A+)

    "Film as dream, film as music. No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul," said Ingmar Bergman, one of cinema's greatest visionaries, whom Robert Eggers is a disciple of. Compared to other art forms, film excels in it's ability to create a mood, an atmosphere, that can evoke an almost dreamlike state. What makes dreams so spellbinding are their atmosphere,…

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  • BLACKPINK: The Movie

    BLACKPINK: The Movie

    I've been supporting Blackpink since before Day 1, so I want to start by reflecting on the long journey from August 8, 2016. Blackpink was an immensely important part of my life and seeing everything they've sacrificed and accomplished since their debut is beyond overwhelming. I remember the slow reveal of each member one by one, the name Blackpink first being revealed, to counting down the seconds for their two debut music videos to drop. When I finally heard their…

  • August in the Water

    August in the Water

    ★★★★½

    Overall Rating: Excellent (A-)

    A humbling, unworldly, meditative piece on the mysterious relationship between life and the universe. Despite all our advancements, we still don't really know anything about the universe and the meaning of our existence within it, if any. We will forever be bounded and blinded by our ego. Watching August in the Water at this current moment in life, especially in light of all the recent mysterious, unknown phenomena and existential questions being asked, along with the…