Favorite films

  • The Handmaiden
  • Grandpa Walrus
  • And Then We Danced
  • Annihilation

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  • Holy Spider

    ★★★

  • Plan 75

    ★★★½

  • Harka

    ★★

  • Rodéo

    ★★★½

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  • Harka

    Harka

    ★★

    thierry frémaux listened to lotfy nathan’s intro about the film’s intimacy and his only response was a completely deadpan ‘more.’ so the poor guy had to keep going… and honestly that’s how I felt when this little character study finished. the ending was intense but the film as a whole didn’t do enough with that violence. hated the voice over.

  • Plan 75

    Plan 75

    ★★★½

    liked this! the narrative is a mess but it makes up for it with a consistent emotional edge. hayakawa beautifully draws out pain and loneliness in the lives of her characters (although there are admittedly too many for such an intimate story). one of my faves of cannes so far despite its flaws!

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  • Sixteen Candles

    Sixteen Candles

    this film made me profoundly uncomfortable. I expected a questionable premise but enough 80s charm and catchy lines to make it fun (let's be honest, that's most rom-coms). but no. it feels like a collection of scenes strung together with the sole intention of getting more claustrophobic with every cut. it's not just the date rape - and god is that a sentence no one should have to say. it's ted's refusal to accept no being played for tragic but…

  • Black Mirror: White Bear

    Black Mirror: White Bear

    ★★★½

    this was the first black mirror episode my mum watched and her reaction was 'that wasn't a very nice story' like mom u have a big storm coming