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  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    ★★★★★

    "嫌ね、世の中って。”
    ”そう。嫌なことばっかり。”

    Finished watching it in one sitting is my achievement. I thought it was going to be heavy, but I must say I enjoyed watching it more that I thought I would. If there's any expectations from me, it definitely surpassed my expectations.

    When it comes to Japanese films, it's either super fucked-up, or super painful. But with this film, I feel quite peaceful vibes coming from it. Nothing too painful and too fucked-up. I love the balance of…

  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    ★★★★½

    “The only important thing sometimes is just being beautiful. To look at oneself in the mirror is to see oneself think. So what do you think? I think I’ve still the right to be afraid but not to talk about it. You’re not yet blind, the heart still beats. And now you’re crying. You’d like to cry like a very sad little girl. Do you know why you’re crying? For whom? Not for me. I don’t know whom. I’d like to know. I know nothing. I’m a little bit afraid. It’s gone. It’s gone away. It’ll come back”. It doesn’t matter.

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  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★

    “We’re all unlucky in love at times. When I am, I go jogging. The body loses water when you jog so you have none left for tears.”

  • Pity

    Pity

    ★★★★★

    “Because most crying in movies is so fake, it’s almost ridiculous when someone starts crying in a movie. Because you know that the person is not really crying. And you know, crying is the most difficult thing for someone to fake.”

    I find this film so compelling. 
    I’ve always love movies based on these twisted characters and morally ambiguous people. This is a character study of a man who loves being pitied.
    The narration cards and the banging soundtrack is what…