so raw and real. house of hummingbird tells the story of how fourteen-year-old eun hee struggles in her teenhood. director kim bora handled the film with such tenderness, insight, and calmness that easily made me feel a wide range of emotions. this is just so beautiful and devastating at the same time and it certainly proves that asian coming-of-age films are really something.
i attended catholic school too and this brought back so many memories. i totally relate to alice because i too had done things that made me question my religious beliefs and moral compass as well.
growing up, i felt like i'm in a cage where if i do something considered 'bad' in my faith, the door of that cage would open up to the fires of hell for all eternity, and that is something that i feared as a child.…
edward yang's "a brighter summer day" is a fine example of "flawless filmmaking". i just love how this film feels all too real that perfectly captures life and the daily struggles that come along with it from the perspective of a confused teenage boy. this really struck me to my core that i had to just sit there, stare at nothingness and contemplate about it the moment it ended. the build up was great because it fooled me into thinking…