Komi

Hi.

I shift the top four around with various favourites of mine.

Favorite films

  • Malcolm X
  • Kwaidan
  • The Face of Another
  • Stalker

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  • Threads

    ★★★★

  • RRR

    ★★★★

  • Tokyo Trial

    ★★★★

  • Molière

    ★★★½

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  • RRR

    RRR

    ★★★★

    72

    Debated on whether to watch this on Netflix or save it for the big screen. Safe to say I made the right decision by waiting. I’m generally won over by tales of immutable friendships and action set pieces that focus on merely being kinetic and spectacular (see; The Good, the Bad, the Weird or Hard Boiled). RRR though, like your typical Indian epic, takes the word ‘spectacular’ to a new level, often defying the laws of physics and sometimes bordering the power levels of a superhero film. No matter though, as the fun to be had is plentiful.

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★½

    *up from 75 to 84

    Wong’s romance stories are usually more concerned with the fleeting connections between strangers than fully-fledged, complex relationships, which is partly why they’re so good. Countless films have tried and failed to make the development of the typical romance compelling; both characters must be independently introduced and explored, and their interactions need to be engaging as well. Point is, there are enough factors that balancing them in merely two hours of runtime is a mighty task.…

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  • 25th Anniversary Studio Ghibli Concert

    25th Anniversary Studio Ghibli Concert

    Watching this thing live would probably be the best experience of my entire life.

    Edit- bought tickets to the London concert

    Edit- coronavirus pls no

    Edit- wtf postponed june 2021

    Edit- postponed august 2022

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★½

    “I heard you paint houses”

    Scorsese does it again. He’s made a masterpiece.

    This is (believe it or not) territory unexplored for Scorsese, but he does it incredibly well and crafts one of the greatest third acts of recent memory.

    The only issue I have is the poster.