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Favorite films

  • The Handmaiden
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Happy Together

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  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    ★★★

  • Sweet Curse

    ½

  • Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

    ½

  • Clickbait

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  • Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

    Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

    ½

    i don't know what i expect from movies i put on as background noise while i'm doing something else but even by those standards this felt like the bottle episode of a tv series (and the little recap sequence right before the movie begun did not help at all)

  • Prisoners of the Ghostland

    Prisoners of the Ghostland

    i'm so disappointed with this that it kind of ruined my evening lol. much like kore-eda's french debut (even though it feels weird to compare), this is a bit hollow and weird. i'm not sure i'd think this was a sono movie if i didn't know beforehand, it felt like a tarantino movie after the first 10 minutes (which was bad enough) and then it evolved into something even worse. i haven't watched red post on escher street yet so…

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  • Mustang

    Mustang

    it is so weird to me to see that people liked it so much. i think the director (despite being turkish) is as unfamiliar to turkish culture as her actors/actresses and the people who are praising the movie so high here are. this really comes off as orientalist in a way that really, really annoyed me. this is a movie that is trying to appeal to western audiences and it succeeds at that. weirdly, as a turkish woman who has…

  • Ride or Die

    Ride or Die

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

    oh, i thought this was going to be good. such a letdown and a drag to get through.

    this movie has a “lesbian” character saying “it must be nice for men. they can put something inside women. my fingers can’t fill you up” — or her claiming she “lost her virginity” at 29, only after having sex with a man and despite having a long term girlfriend before that even happened. not to mention that the plot revolves around her…