Favorite films

  • The Hollywood Bowl
  • Banquet Busters
  • Musical Moments from Chopin
  • The Cat Concerto

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  • The Princess and the Frog

  • Aladdin

  • The Lighthouse

  • The Sacrifice

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  • Naked

    Naked

    Those who say Sebastian/Jeremy's character is too cartoonish or not a terrifying (enough) presence have obviously never had to fear they'd get raped.

  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Does anybody remember that scene where our gallant drug-addicts just off and went to the fucking great outdoors and contemplate the stupendous misery brought upon them by their nationality? Forget the baby, this is gut-wrenching.

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  • A Silent Voice

    A Silent Voice

    ½

    Yamada Naoko-san. Open your eyes. See the film you directed.

    Lose the up-skirt shots.

    You're the director. This is the 21st century. You most certainly can do it. You are burdened with the responsibility to do it.

    Do you have any idea what frightful implications those almost panty-visible shots have wrought about Japanese society as a whole? They are cartoon characters, for Pete's sake! They are voiceless to begin with! The fact that you as humans of your own device…

  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday

    ★★★★

    I was in ninth grade. My school had for every grade a great big blackboard on which the rankings of the top ten students who aced each month's Chapter End Test were chalked in. Some boy, or boys, changed my name on the board from 'Jasmine' to 'Jackie' which is a popular name for dogs in my country. After the October (or was it December?) holidays ended, the teachers suddenly stopped caring and didn't bother to update the top ten…