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  • The Assassin
  • 2046
  • Dreams
  • A Chinese Ghost Story

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  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    ★★★

  • Andrey Tarkovsky. A Cinema Prayer

    ★★★★

  • Mirror

    ★★★★★

  • Black Widow

    ★★★

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  • Flowers of Shanghai

    Flowers of Shanghai

    ★★★★

    Watched the 4K restoration from Criterion. This film is just beautiful. Set and costume design is immaculate too. 

    I think my impression of this film has grown slightly since my first viewing. Will be excited to revisit it again in the near future.

  • The Fountain

    The Fountain

    ★★

    This is not it. By far the worst Aronofsky film I've seen.

    The sad thing is, the idea is cool, but the execution is so off point that it just comes off as amateur. At the very least the visuals are good enough to distract from the awful storytelling from time to time.

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    Some families hug, some families kiss, and some families just rub their hands on each others faces.

  • One Wonderful Sunday

    One Wonderful Sunday

    ★★★★★

    This marks my 8th 5-star Kurosawa feature.... So obviously I'm in a too deep love affair with his work.. But God, if it didn't just grow 10 times deeper after watching this.

    Why did I not know about this film?! Why have only 678 people logged it on letterboxd? Why are the majority of the reviews so middling?

    This is surely a prime example of the subjectivity of film. My mind wandered in the film, but always to memories, moments,…