Manan

You can say I like movies.
Parasite Stan.
Currently studying film production in Toronto.

Favorite films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Shame
  • Persona
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

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  • Being There

    ★★★½

  • King of New York

    ★★★½

  • The Innocents

    ★★★★

  • Loki

    ★★★½

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  • Being There

    Being There

    ★★★½

    For better or worse, Chauncey is never really seen as a full fledged protagonist to his own. Instead he is a representation and holds different perspectives to each person who comes in contact with him. To an old man he becomes an unexpected lifeline not to save him but to remind him of the preciousness of the meaning of life and it’s lessons and to his wife, Chauncey is an object of desire that comes from repressed feelings of sexual…

  • King of New York

    King of New York

    ★★★½

    New York as lensed through corruption, violence and morally ambiguous inhabitants where each person believes their actions have the right purpose, the righteous yet violent beliefs of the criminals to rid their city of the real criminals and supply the resources to the people who need it is contradicted by equally morally shady cops who are tired of their system and the laws that surround it, making their lives throwaways for gangsters to carry out their deception on. Money makes…

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    TIFF19 #17 :

    If you thought Robert Pattinson made some bad decisions in good time wait till you see Adam Sandler in uncut gems. Uncut gems is like an adrenaline punch to the senses. A movie that does not slow down at all and is always at an eleven. Adam Sandler gives his best performance since punch drunk love. The Safdie Brothers prove that they are the best at making absolutely pulse pounding and energy fueled movies. Julia Fox is…

  • Another Round

    Another Round

    ★★★★½

    You know when a movie leaves you shaking you've watched something special.

    Not being hyperbolic but the best ending of any movie this year.

    Might possibly be my favourite movie of the year so far.

    Might possibly consist of the best performance of the year. It's neck and neck with Rhiz Ahmed. MADS FUCKING MIKKELSEN.

    An empty shell of a middle aged man uses alcohol to harken back to the glory days of his youth and leave behind the sadness…