Rich Kim

Lover of all things art and design.
Wannabe cinephile.
Writer of bad reviews.

Favorite films: whatever

Favorite films

  • Nine Muses of Star Empire
  • Baraka
  • Velvet Buzzsaw
  • Someone Special

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  • Chocolat

    ★★★★

  • The Great Gatsby

    ½

  • Fire Island

    ★★★★★

  • Spa Night

    ★★★★

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Okay y'all need to fucking stop with this shit. Why the fuck is every Asian American movie about generational trauma and a tiger mom who doesn't know how to accept their children? Incredible how this is basically Turning Red in that its central conflict stems from the tiger mom not being able to accept her daughter for who she is and its resolution is found in the acceptance between them. But instead of turning into a red panda they travel…

  • Squid Game

    Squid Game

    ½

    Very binge-able and highly entertaining plotting. However it suffers from a rather reprehensible worldview that continues to perpetuate the status quo and the ills of our capitalist society. Squid Game tries to be zeitgeist by showing all the failures of our society like the extreme wealth inequality, lack of social safety nets, brutalization and killing of labor unions, etc. And the rage caused by these is absolutely there but it points its fingers at the wrong thing - some abstract…