So Yun Um

Filmmaker. I watch 2 many filmz.
Instagram: @sosreelthoughts

Favorite films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • 8½
  • The Matrix

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  • King of New York

  • Malignant

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

  • Demons

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  • Prisoners of the Ghostland

    Prisoners of the Ghostland

    [Sundance 2021]: Sion Sono's PRISONERS OF GHOSTLAND is absolutely insane. This is def the type of midnight film I wish I saw with a crowd! Nicolas Cage shouting "TESTICLES" at the top of his lungs is everything I wanted to see and more! We are not worthy Sion Sono + Nicolas Cage!

    Also, they were suppose to shoot in Mexico but Sion Sono got a heart attack and Nicolas Cage suggested that they shoot most of the film in Japan,…

  • Try Harder!

    Try Harder!

    [Sundance 2021]: WOW. I can't tell you how much i loved watching Debbie Lum's TRY HARDER! The film shows the pressures facing a group of high-achieving seniors at Lowell as they strive to get accepted at top universities. ⁣

    I wasn't ever a high-achiever in high school but the film covered every single worry, obstacle, and overall journey that so many hs students go through. From beginning to end, I fucking LOLed, screamed, and even cried. I absolutely adore high…

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  • Shirkers

    Shirkers

    OMG. THIS FILM IS PERFECTION. It's bonkers, crazy beautiful, traumatic, and everything in between. Director Sandi Tan is a zany genius who balances this dark subject with such hope and whimsy. From start to finish, it's a ADHD wild ride! I could not help but also bawl at the end from the sheer love, passion, and tenacity that Sandi displayed for filmmaking.

    GO WATCH THIS ON NETFLIX!

    35mm @ The New Beverly

  • Jennifer's Body

    Jennifer's Body

    When I first watched this for the very first time back in 2009, I called it a film so ahead of its time. Fast forward to today, I WAS RIGHT.