Eugene Lorenzo

Eugene Lorenzo

18 | getting by, one movie at a time

Favorite films

  • The 400 Blows
  • The Quince Tree Sun
  • La Ciénaga
  • The Spirit of the Beehive

Recent activity

  • Lisbon Story


  • Cleaners


  • The Princess Switch


  • Little Women


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


    Maya na thoughts (I don’t have the words either) but it’s so gooood. Saw this with a friend (First movie I’ve watched with someone since last year), and I swear, Jacques Demy’s films are so enjoyable they’ll never let you down when you watch them with your friends. Highly recommend Jacques Demy in group watchings!

  • Senior Year

    Senior Year


    Rewatched. Still surprised by how the episodic, fragmented style of filmmaking was effective in reflexively pushing you into relating—then remembering. At times it even feels like I’m watching a film made by high-schoolers (Most of the scenes start with walking before they talk, most shots were handheld, lots of b-roll montage with default editing software effects). Even the film’s original songs by Johnoy Danao feel like student-made advocacy songs (complete with the bridge sung repeatedly by a chorus). And yet…