laila

laila • 23
i’m just looking for things i can love

Favorite films

  • Until the End of the World
  • Solaris
  • Knight of Cups
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

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  • I Vitelloni

    ★★★

  • The Queen of Hearts

    ★★★½

  • Romeo + Juliet

    ★★½

  • Van Helsing

    ★½

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  • I Vitelloni

    I Vitelloni

    ★★★

    i have learned with time that this isn’t exactly my type of film, these portraits of hyper masculinity in all its buoyant hypocrisy, the messy conflation of religion and family values, though i admire the willingness to show it critically. however for me, these films are often too tiresome and hard to engage with, and it wasn’t different with fellini’s i vitelloni.

    in this case particularly i think that there are a few problems, as the excess of characters with…

  • The Queen of Hearts

    The Queen of Hearts

    ★★★½

    i went through the whole thing thinking she had a type, only to realise that all romantic interests were played by the same actor. a clever and fun little film.

    7/10

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  • Minari

    Minari

    ★★

    although for me minari was quite a disappointment, it is objectively rather decent, with beautiful cinematography and soundtrack and competent performances. nevertheless, since my reviews can only reflect my perspective and personal experience with the film in question i can’t help criticising it and the aspects that in my opinion prevented it from achieving a higher level of quality.

    the problem basically is that there’s a lot of nice and cute package for little actual content. the intentions making it…

  • Antoine and Colette

    Antoine and Colette

    ★★★★½

    if a boy gave me the first record he ever pressed i would definitely fall for him but
    that’s because i’m a romantic and i love attention.

    9/10 — antoine blasting bach first thing in the morning!!