Favorite films

  • Yi Yi
  • Chungking Express
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Recent activity

  • Battle Royale

  • All About My Mother

  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

  • Death Becomes Her

Recent reviews

  • Stray Dogs

    Stray Dogs

    Tsai Ming-Liang bingo

    - Taipei backdrop
    - crumbling, apocalyptic urban spaces
    - leaky apartments
    - Rain
    - persistent feeling of dampness/humidity

    - silent wandering (bonus points if its at night)
    - breaking into abandoned apartments to sleep
    - sprawled on bed (contemplating crippling loneliness)
    - abrupt uncontrollable sobbing session
    - eyes slowly welling up with tears as character stares off into the distance

    - scene in a bathroom
    - scene of someone urinating
    - FREE SPACE (Kang-Sheng Lee)
    - shirtless…

  • Bones and All

    Bones and All

    Badlands for cannibals

Popular reviews

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    This film is so beautiful.

    It makes me wonder what life would have been like if my parents had stayed in Taiwan and heartsick for what they left behind. It makes me feel closer to them; like I was watching my parents fall in and out of love.

  • The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    the ending is perfect. true fans know.