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  • Decision to Leave
  • Gyeongju
  • Late Autumn
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  • Late Autumn

    ★★★★★

  • Lust, Caution

    ★★★

  • Floating Life

    ★★

  • The First Lap

    ★★★★

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  • L’homme atlantique

    L’homme atlantique

    ★★★★

    In which the reinscribed images of "presence" have embedded themselves between images of "absence," culminating in a final image of a reevaluated form of absence where it does not simply denote "absence" but the notion of absence within the image. Something is there - it seems to be and must be there. It should be there, but it is not visible in the final image. Something should be present, but it is not made visible. It is not present within…

  • Ad Lib Night

    Ad Lib Night

    ★★★★★

    Embraces the notion of performance as an embodiment of an alternative persona, one that provides not only an opportunity for expression but also an intersubjective domain where one's identity is at its most malleable. The performer engages in a transformative play of simulations and dissimulations, revealing the subversive potential of appearances that rely on not just the semblance of the self but the resemblance to a given role. Such a performative figure echoes the relationship between spectating and participating. Her…

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  • Late Autumn

    Late Autumn

    ★★★★★

    "After persevering in solitary confinement for a long time, your small emotions are mostly hidden deep underneath a thick layer of insensitivity. Showing them helps no one. In the beginning, you forget words. It’s an easy one. You can’t remember when last you actually wanted to use them. More words disappear from your mind, even the names of those around you. The next step is when you cannot recall names of everyday things that are right in front of you.…

  • The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well

    The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well

    I wanna zoom my fist into Hong Sang-soo's face and push him into a well holy fu-

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  • Cowboy Bebop

    Cowboy Bebop

    letterboxd: *eventually removes cowboy bebop*

    me: see you space cowboy...

  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    Chapter 1: Am I The Asshole For Challenging My Best Friend To Trial By Combat? So me (51M) and my wife (19F) have been happily married for many years, but she told me my best friend (37M) was bothering her or something while I was away for work. To be perfectly honest I wasn't really paying attention to what she was saying. I didn't think it was a big deal so I told her to go make me a sandwich.…