Nine Lives

Film rants and brain farts

Favorite films

  • Insiang
  • Fantastic Planet
  • Kuroneko
  • Princess Mononoke

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  • Devilman - Volume 2: Demon Bird

    ★★★★

  • The Flying Luna Clipper

  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Final

    ★★★★

  • Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno

    ★★★★

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  • The Flying Luna Clipper

    The Flying Luna Clipper

    An animated pixel art mixed with tropical paradise, city skyline, landscapes, gravity dance, weird characters with no cohesive plot or story whatsoever. It's more like a music video or promotional ad for Sony, I guess. It was cool though and the soundtrack is pretty chill. This is the closest I can get to a dream vacation during this pandemic (sadness) but I wish everyone well!

  • Army of the Dead

    Army of the Dead

    Ano 'to? Walang kwenta.

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  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    ★★★★

    Known as the epitome of the German Expressionism in cinema and the film's subjective representation and historical allegories of the First World War. So here, we can see the film's set design: the abstract shapes, slanted houses, crooked buildings, creepy shadows, eerie bluish/yellowish colors - its entire surrounding is nightmarish and chaotic. Okay, look I'm no expert in art or history or whatever but from the visual style itself you can feel the disharmony of the society. I also like…

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★★★

    Dear Freddy Krueger,

    I wish I am dreaming right now to tell you how much I hated you more than I hated Regan because you scarred my innocence and scared the living daylights out of me. I remember I can't even look at the ceiling or even have the courage to turn the lights off and pretend you aren't real because man, you are fuckin' scary and terrifying! Your creepy, disfigured burnt face and those gloved armed razors tearing the…