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  • My Beautiful Laundrette

    My Beautiful Laundrette

    ★★★½

    2019 Queer Film Challenge

    The story is a little all over the place, but I believe the overall message is very cohesive with the time it was made. It serves as an analogy, a prelude to the post-cold war era, in which the world started to be more keen to celebrate diversity in all forms, leaving some polarizations in the past (or at least we thought so). The lead characters' arc showcases a youthful generation that was ready to shift…

  • Out Run

    Out Run

    ★★★★

    2019 Queer Film Challenge

    "Out Run" is a documentary that showcases the journey of Ladlad, the only LGBT political party in the world, during the 2012 elections in the Philippines. It is very, very interesting - while it highlights the importance of their agenda, it also points out possible failures and never paints these people as heroic figures. Although I wish the doc told us more about them, I couldn't help to feel inspired by watching these people overcome so…

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  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt #42 - September 2018

    My list for the month

    Task 5. A horror film that has 75% or more on rotten tomatoes

    I've always heard great reviews about this movie, but I never thought I would like it as much as I did. This film deserves its legendary status. The score, the plot twists, the groundbreaking topics, the inventive directing, the solid acting, the cunning symbolism... I could point so many areas where this movie succeeds! The only…

  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa

    ★★½

    Scavenger Hunt #42 - September 2018

    My list for the month

    Task 25. An animated film that you have never watched but really want to

    I appreciate some elements of the film, but I am not so sure if I liked it or not. I get the references, the messages they were trying to convey and I do appreciate the duality of the plot as some critics pointed out. Nonetheless, something felt off to me. Maybe what bothered me was…