idk the first thing when it comes to cinema
the beginning of this movie was SO FUNNY it had me rolling. i loved oliver's inner monologue and weirdly, i could relate & resonate with so much of it. it got a lot more emotional than i imagined it would, but i think the blend of absurdness/unhingedness + emotional turmoil captured the essence of being a teenager so well. this movie came at the absolutely perfect time that i needed, and i feel like it's the perfect coming-of-age, quirky, teen angst movie. i loved how unique it was, and i hope that Richard Ayoade makes more films like this!
ok i'm notorious for hating romance movies
BUT I LOVED IT : ' )
the 90's-00's vibes were everything- the music, the nostalgia. i feel like they did a really great job at portraying a realistic relationship- awkward interactions between the two, the missed opportunities and each of their own brokenness. i like how the relationship took so long to build, it felt way more real to me than the ones in sappy korean dramas. coming from a confirmed romance hater, i do recommend!
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not what i was expecting at ALL, i was expecting some goofy wack fantasy vibes
but it was a very interesting concept! one day, four children run into a dokkaebe's egg and crack it, freezing time for anyone standing nearby. it made me feel weird watching, seeing the boys go from having the time of their lives to quickly realizing how alone they were in the world to experiencing near delusion to facing existential crises one after the other. (im…