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  • Diner

    Diner

    ★★★★

    In-flight movie #2

  • On the Town

    On the Town

    ★★★½

    In-flight movie #1

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  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★★

    Around the World in May-ty Days Challenge
    Movie #20 - Stalker (Russia)

    I am a great admirer of the shockingly amazing, Andrei Tarkovsky. I love and worship his work, he definitely knows his craft. While his work doesn't entirely resonates with me on emotional or personal level per say, it always blows my socks off whenever i see it. I can spend hours trying to absorb the beauty that is there in his every single shot. His deliberately paced, slow…

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★★

    Master Miyazaki has made many movies where relatively younger protagonists, mostly female, are put up against something that they need to fulfill, experience, learn from and grow up. This is a very simple movie which has two young daughters of a professor in the postwar rural Japan, moving into an old house so that they can be near to hospital where their mother is recovering from some unnamed illness. There are some friendly wood spirits in that area who interacts…