just a personal film log feat. recently watched favorites.
i can't believe this initially did better than <il mare>. the concept is v interesting n i actually would've liked this ending better if it was executed better, but the characters n the writing were wack. it also takes a whole-ass 20 mins for the two leads to start chatting w/ each other while the film establishes the female character's relationships which are strained by the way the film directs her character. necessary but made in a way that makes…
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this film was v inventive yet predictable at the same time? but honestly so tight n the film pulled everything off so well. not only thrilling but also funny n heartwarming at times. films heavily using/relying on technology leave a bitter taste in my mouth, but not this one — all credit to the writing n performances, especially by john cho. the details in the background were actually pretty insane — the more you notice things, the quicker you'll get the film so definitely one to fully pay attention to. honestly satisfied w/ the ending n glad that the asian woman doesn't have to ultimately suffer.
there's gonna be a third film??? i believe in you, paddington! can't wait to see this trilogy reign supreme over <the godfather> films :')