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  • Love Exposure
  • House
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • An Elephant Sitting Still

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  • Serial Experiments Lain

    ★★★★★

  • I Saw the Devil

    ★★★★½

  • Fabricated City

    ★★★

  • Love Serenade

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  • Serial Experiments Lain

    Serial Experiments Lain

    ★★★★★

    *no spoilers*
    One cannot simply watch ‘Serial Experiment Lain,’ for it is less a film/series than an experience. This is something that carries you with it, inviting you to inhabit its world for its entire runtime, if not longer. On this rewatch, I tried to understand this, understand what everything means here. And whilst closer to the beginning, I started to make sense of many things, at around the half way mark I gave up; not because this is indecipherable,…

  • I Saw the Devil

    I Saw the Devil

    ★★★★½

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    A never ending cycle of violence; acts of bloodshed, resulting in more acts of bloodshed; the more brutal the assailant, the more brutal the victim, resulting in the victim to become the assailant and the assailant to become the victim. The more grievous the physical harm, the more loathsome the psychological torture. Words can no longer be simply spoken, but must be simultaneously yelled and whispered. Kim does not seek justice, but solace. He is aware that his…

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  • The Good, The Bart, and The Loki

    The Good, The Bart, and The Loki

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    An actual character here holds a sign that says ‘This is what happens when Disney buys Marvel and Fox.’ I think that best summarises this pathetic excuse of entertainment. A few months back, Disney released a Simpson parody of ‘Star Wars,’ and almost everybody who saw that said the same thing: ‘This is what happens when Disney buys Star Wars and Fox,’ followed by a deep sigh. People posted their opinions online, and Disney read these complaints, but…

  • Love Serenade

    Love Serenade

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    Collab Film Club . 6

    If I were to start listing all the reasons why I have a burning hatred for ‘Love Serenade,’ I would be here all day, so I believe that the best way to summarise my hate for this film is by describing my hate for its title. You see, a serenade is a piece of music usually played only by one person, and in a romantic context. This film is probably aiming to be…