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  • In a Year with 13 Moons
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  • A Woman Under the Influence

    ★★★★½

  • Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

    ★★★½

  • Modern Romance

    ★★★★

  • A Mighty Wind

    ★★★★

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  • Pearl

    Pearl

    ★★

    The closing credits were the only good scene in the whole film

  • Mysteries of Lisbon

    Mysteries of Lisbon

    ★★★★½

    Barely mysterious tbh but still good

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  • Tokyo.Sora

    Tokyo.Sora

    ★★★★½

    Hiroshi Ishikawa’s debut film Tokyo.sora follows a simple structure: The lives of three pairs of young, introverted women are shown, allowing for contrast to explore themes of loneliness, romance and interaction – and how the members of Tokyo’s growingly reserved culture struggle through these themes. The film uses a slice-of-life narrative approach to demonstrate the internal complexities that prevent these women from living more enjoyable lives and show why they indulge in their independent loneliness instead.

    The first pair of…

  • Kimi no Yubisaki

    Kimi no Yubisaki

    ★★★★

    Hiroshi Ishikawa's sole short film Kimi no Yubisaki, which translates to Your Fingertips, is a sad movie. Every time I watch it the sadder it becomes. Utilizing the short film format near perfectly, the film has nearly as small of a plot as possible: two teenage girls walk along the beach, talking, but saying very little. As with much of Ishikawa’s work, Kimi no Yubisaki is much more about what’s left unsaid than what is said.

    Through nearly the film's…