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  • Yi Yi
  • Fallen Angels
  • Close-Up
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  • Three Colors: Blue

    ★★★★½

  • Still Walking

    ★★★★★

  • Like Someone in Love

    ★★★★

  • After Life

    ★★★★★

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  • Three Colors: Blue

    Three Colors: Blue

    ★★★★½

    a few cinematic things i  recall vividly: 

    the scene of the dancing feather, to show that she was still breathing. 

    the moment she looked at the lollipop and was so agonised by this sudden reminder of her daughter that she could not be alone. 

    the flutes in the music composition that she can finally admit she wrote. 

    even though this movie is about grief and death, the most striking images were the ones of her life and when she chose her life, again and again; in the warmth of the sun, in the blue of the swimming pool, and in sharing life again, with others.

  • Still Walking

    Still Walking

    ★★★★★

    all these stories of intersecting, interconnected grief has left me in shambles.

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    ok so listen, a few things. you know that feeling when you’re young and queer and you’re discovering what desire is, and you pursue / dwell on said desire and feel like there is something wrong / scary / exciting rattling in your bones? this film captured that bliss and fear with such illumination because it paid attention to the nuances of these feelings. you can truly tell that a queer person made this film and not a man with…

  • Like Someone in Love

    Like Someone in Love

    ★★★★

    i sat like 😮 for 10 minutes when the film ended