Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Seven Samurai
  • Schindler's List

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  • 1917

    ★★★★½

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

  • The Sweater

    ★★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★½

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  • Circle of the Sun

    Circle of the Sun

    ★★★★★

    I am glad I finally took some time to watch this film as it covers aspects of my culture that I am trying to reconnect with and learn. First I must say that I am extremely glad to know that Aako’ka’tssin  (Sundance) isn’t dying, contrary to what is said in the film. From the research I’ve done on it, it is still carried out to this day, and not only by the Siksika (Blackfoot) and Kainai (Blood) but now by…

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat

    ★★★½

    Now I had only ever played Mortal Kombat 11, so I might not have known much about every character in this film but I got enough of the references to enjoy it. I was happy to notice that some of the specific moves and fatalities from the video games were in this film. 

    As a film a something stood out to me and that was some of the editing seemed a little too quick. Now given this is a film…

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★½

    Interestingly I actually watched Aliens before seeing this film which created an interesting contrast between the two. They are paced completely differently than each other but that does not make one better than the other. Alien creates good suspence which kept me guessing when the alien was going to show up next. In addition, the set dressing and design was amazing, I felt like this ship was used, abused and lived in and the people fit right into it. Also…

  • The Wind Rises

    The Wind Rises

    ★★★★★

    Now I’m not too afraid to admit this film made me tear up. The sweet and beautiful relationship between Jirô and Naoko is what made me love this film. Not to mention that I’m a big history buff and watching the creative way Studio Ghibli showed the evolution of the Mitsubishi Zero was nice. Not to mention the beautiful music and visuals that also are a part of the experience. 

    Now I felt the first half of the film did…