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  • Gangs of New York

    Gangs of New York

    ★★★½

    This movie is such a contradiction of itself, something that works and doesn’t work, and yet I have a fondness for this movie because it was the first Scorsese film I watched that I knew was a Scorsese film. And there is so many iconic parts to this movie, from its production design, visually stunning shots, Daniel Day Lewis’s performance and a great ending showing how New York was built on a bloody and often forgotten past. But like this…

  • Hustlers

    Hustlers

    ★★★★

    Before I get into my take, I have to state that every man who I’ve seen review the movie are wrong and to allow myself to hear their opinion was pure masochism on my part.

    Anyway I really love this fucking film and like Jlo and Constance were not only bringing the best performances they’ve ever done, they built this movie and it’s heart and soul together. Like last year’s Suspiria, the wavering subtext between their characters mother-daughter dymiac and…

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  • A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor

    ★★★½

    Can’t believe I waited a year to watch this romp. It was fun and stylish with a great sense of quirkiness. The quirkinesses and comedy was especially amusing against its mystery-thriller atmosphere. And yet the film went on way too long, looked like a television episode and the ending/climax was too silly for my taste. Wished they kept the dark comedy aspect of it, but I think the filmmakers and crew were having so much fun with this project that…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    I have so many thoughts on this film swirling around that I don’t think I’m able to say much for now. What I will say is that this is a movie that refuses to belong to a genre, refuses to portray just a single aspect of life, only has a clear message about how as much as we can participate in this system we have, and even as good as we can be at doing it (whether fair or not),…