Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • Perfumed Nightmare
  • Tokyo Story

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  • 1987: When the Day Comes

    ★★★★

  • 11,103

    ★★★★½

  • FTA

    ★★★★

  • The Tenants

    ★★★★

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  • Yanan

    Yanan

    ★★★★½

    Long live Ka Yanan!

  • The Girl and the Gun

    The Girl and the Gun

    ★★½

    Kung lahat ay personal…. tapos the personal is political….. tapos political power comes from the barrel of a gun….. edi… personal power comes from the barrel of a gun???? CHZZ

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  • Barber's Tales

    Barber's Tales

    ★★★★★

    "Ganon ba talaga ang kapalaran natin? Pag hindi ka naging ina o may bahay, maging katulong ka na lang?"

    An excellent portrayal of the struggles of women in both the micro and macro scale.

    Setting this film in the time of Martial Law is the perfect analogy. Where the people, just like women under patriarchy, are subjugated and silenced by a fascist strongman with a fragile ego just like the Mayor and Marcos. (no wonder Duterte is a misogynist pig)…

  • Perfumed Nightmare

    Perfumed Nightmare

    ★★★★★

    This resonated with me quickly as I am extremely fascinated with anything involving space travel back then and until now. But critiquing neocolonialism and globalization with a dream-like tone and a quirky storytelling? And also advocating for Filipino heritage and going against the capitalist idea of progress all while coming off genuine and making your audience smile? YOU HAVE WON MY HEART KIDLAT TAHIMIK!

    I am now really convinced that what separates brilliant artists from good artists is looking at bridges, jeepneys, bamboos, and chimneys and seeing a million things other than itself.