elesle ˚ ౨ৎ ⋆ 。˚ ⋆

elesle ˚ ౨ৎ ⋆ 。˚ ⋆

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joined sept 2023

Favorite films

  • Roman Holiday
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • The Red Shoes
  • Little Women

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  • Archie: The Man Who Became Cary Grant

  • Barbie in A Mermaid Tale

    ★★★★★

  • One Day

    ★★★★

  • Star Wars

    ★★★★★

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  • Past Lives

    Past Lives

    ★★★★★

    You dream in a language I can't understand. It's like there's this whole place inside you I can't go.”

    I was expecting this film to be emotionally battering, envisioning something similar to the bittersweet endings of La La Land or Roman Holiday, and it really was. The camera frames everything in such a sentimental way, and the music is so delicate and fitting - Jacob Oller of Paste said that the composers "nudge and prod our tear ducts”, which is…

  • Aftersun

    Aftersun

    ★★★★★

    I think it’s nice that we share the same sky.”

    I felt that I had to think about this movie for a few days before I could turn my thoughts into something vaguely comprehensible. This story is so poignant and tender, with VHS footage scattered throughout as we explore the last summer between a father and daughter. It is sun-drenched melancholy reaching into our minds to pluck out memories and spread them on the screen to melt like butter. It…

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  • The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

    The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

    ★★★★½

    can’t believe lucy gray won the hunger games while wearing heels the entire time

  • The Red Shoes

    The Red Shoes

    ★★★★★

    You cannot have it both ways. A dancer who relies upon the doubtful comforts of human love can never be a great dancer. Never.”

    Watching this film in the cinema was a dream, as is the film itself, and I can’t believe I got to see it there. The sheer magnitude of seeing something like this on the big screen was so magical. 

    The opulence of the visuals was complimented by the symphony of sound that reverberated around the theatre,…