Terrible taste. Trash reviewer.
Town Without Sea 2020
Really good debut by Ikeda and a really lovely performance by Kura Yuki, he has a very expressive face and makes the character very relatable. Not that he wouldn't be relatable to me anyway, tbh.
There are many kinds of happiness in the world, you just have to find your own, maybe it's closer than you think, maybe it's the journey, maybe you forgot what it was for a while and you are now rediscovering it, maybe it's a happiness you think you want or maybe it's simply the beauty of a blue bird. Give it time, be gentle, remember your friends.
We Made a Beautiful Bouquet 2021
You know society has really worn you down when you fall asleep during a Kaurismäki film.
There is this scene in the jdrama Higuma where the main character starts crying while saying, "I am so happy." directly followed by "I am sad." and when asked why, it's simply because "This happy moment will end." I feel that jdramas and films really get that, that happiness is bittersweet because it can't last forever but that is also what makes it worth…
Huesera: The Bone Woman 2022
Punk is never dead.
A very good feature debut, definitely looking forward to more by the director. The climax could have been more intense but this was an engaging watch that serves more as a character study with horror undertones than an actual horror film. Then again what is scarier than the realization that maybe you didn't make the right (for you) choices in life and now you are trapped in a reality you thought you should want? Terrifying.
And happy Pride Month, everyone!
Horror in the High Desert 2021
Wasn't expecting much from this and I was pleasantly surprised. Works quite well overall in setting the scene and it's one of the rare times I actually liked the found footage portion.
My God, I'm so lonely
So I open the window
To hear sounds of people
To hear sounds of people
So I open the TV and my phone to hear the sounds of people. Also, to prevent a single thought from occurring.
Hearing the connection sound eternally but not connecting, longing for the past... Till the connection finally goes through, till the past lets go. I saw a ghost yesterday and that ghost was me and it was also everyone I never met.
Show some sympathy, give it a try, turn off the TV, open your heart.
It's like someone had an idea and then they had another 20 ideas and they thought, let's just throw them all together and it may work. Well, it doesn't but i was curious to see just how complicated this could get which i guess is a win? Sort of, lol.
I get that it's all been done before but just trying to surprise and engage the viewer by adding more and more twists is rarely successful.
The ending/final reveal is…