Aakansha

Apparently, my hobby is adding movies to my watchlist.
Not a "reviewer"; just a documentarian of my thoughts & feelings.

Favorite films

  • Arrival
  • The Truman Show
  • Phantom Thread
  • In the Mood for Love

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  • Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★★

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

  • Disenchanted

  • The Snails

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  • Triangle of Sadness

    Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★★

    Want more of this! Was really invested in the dynamics of the third and first acts

  • Thirst

    Thirst

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Making each other worse.

    Ending is reminiscent of Midnight Mass, and I will not be surprised if Thirst is where they got the inspiration.

    In just around two hours, it packs a lot—impressive. Goes in directions not anticipated like some ghost (!) action, which also reminded me of Empire of Passion. Has great character work. The vampire cells suppressing E.V. plot line still feels very fresh. Has an interesting setup to explore faith and its relationship to those who professionally…

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  • Metropolis

    Metropolis

    ★★★★½

    Film School Drop Outs Weekly Challenge
    Week 6: Movement - German Weimar Cinema (1919-1933)

    "One man's hymn of praise became other men's curses."

    Metropolis is an ambitious masterpiece, made up of grand set designs, special effects and ideas (and just a hint of Plato's The Republic). For fucks sakes, its creativity and innovation bleeds into some of the intertitles, too. If Fritz Lang could achieve that monumental scale and scope back in 1927, one has to wonder what he would…

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    The Haunting of Hill House

    ★★★★★

    "The windows are the eyes to the house"

    Ever wondered while watching a supernatural horror movie, how that whole tragic experience will shape the family, especially the kids, in the future.
    Or just how you carry the ghosts (read: traumas) of your childhood into adulthood?
    Wanted to see This Is Us but horror?
    Wished Elsa was gay?
    Have been on the lookout for a show that was scarier than that one episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody that…