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  • Like Crazy

    Like Crazy

    ★★

    What an annoyingly boring experience that ultimately doesn't contribute a single thing to not only cinematic form, but to the genre of romance itself that quite frankly doesn't require much to attain mediocrity.

    Like Crazy is a film with a lot going on for it. It's a narrative helmed by two incredibly talented and charismatic leads with an undeniable chemistry between each other. Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones also seem to embody the character unlike any other, going a step…

  • Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    ★★★

    Thirty-Two shorts. Thirty-Two different perspectives of the same man. Thirty-Two parts that constitute a single whole that doesn't quite feel complete.

    What a truly unique rendition of the traditional biopic structure, to say the least. This is a film that attempts to photograph, from almost every angle imaginable, the sheer virtuosity and utter madness that is the character of Glenn Gould.

    Though the film is certainly a step above the flock, the film doesn't entirely remedy the common flaws attributed…

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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    Prior to Crazy Rich Asians, Jon M. Chu has never made a good movie. After Crazy Rich Asians, Jon M. Chu still hasn't made a good movie.

    As a Singaporean, I do find it rather humbling to see places I know, slangs I use and actors I'm familiar with on a major Hollywood production. With that being said, it really disheartens me knowing that its for a film like this. Crazy Rich Asians is an abomination not only as a…

  • Burning

    Burning

    ★★★★★

    If Lee Chang-Dong continues to make films like this, straying far away from any conventions pre-established by his repertoire or that of his contemporaries, he may very well earn a place among the greats of modern cinema. Burning is a film that deserved all the recognition it got, from its universal acclaim to its reputation at Cannes, and it deserves so much more.

    I'm not going to pretend I have an understanding of Haruki Murakami when speaking about this film's…