liy

Nonbinary nerd born in the year of Dirty Dancing and Robocop 
they/them, Malaysia

Favorite films

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • The Fall
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Clouds of Sils Maria

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  • Crossroads: One Two Jaga

  • Your Name.

  • RRR

  • Spilt Gravy on Rice

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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The film succeeded in evoking the feeling of looking at photos from another time, and connecting it to wanting to remember a dream's details but failing as it evaporates into daylight. There are so many visually stunning frames worthy of pause, to sit with the sentiment it arrives with. 

    Unfortunately, it suffers from unnecessary comphet. Why or how would you fall in love with someone just because you were in their body for a bit? I saw one character fall…

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho

    My least favourite Edgar Wright. Turns out he doesn't know how to write (about) women at allllllll

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  • Dedh Ishqiya

    Dedh Ishqiya

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This movie is full of men who do not know what love is despite reciting poetry to each other at length, and two women who do know what love is and dance about it free from the male gaze and its non-freedom at the end. A deceptively beautiful film!

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    ★★★★

    The cat in A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night deserves all the acting awards. The film is really great and THAT CAT IS SO IMPORTANT