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Favorite films

  • The Handmaiden
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Happy Together

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  • The Devil

    ★★★½

  • The Unknown

  • The Haunted House

  • Fright Night

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  • The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea

    The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea

    they must have thought this somehow looked stylish and interesting but it really reminded me of those tacky tlc documentaries... the cops are acting as if they are in a hollywood movie, failing to give any relevant information about the killer because they are busy trying to look good. even for a 3 episode true crime documentary/docuseries, it felt quite long and dreadful to sit through and after the second episode ends you have the feeling that there is no…

  • My Name

    My Name

    ★★

    the plot is so predictable that it takes from your enjoyment of the show and it's not even that good to begin with... hence, the low rating. the characters were one-dimensional to the point that i don't remember one name from the show and i watched it yesterday... the only good thing about this is that it has short episodes unlike many korean tv shows so that was nice i guess.

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  • Mustang

    Mustang

    it is so weird to me to see that people liked it so much. i think the director (despite being turkish) is as unfamiliar to turkish culture as her actors/actresses and the people who are praising the movie so high here are. this really comes off as orientalist in a way that really, really annoyed me. this is a movie that is trying to appeal to western audiences and it succeeds at that. weirdly, as a turkish woman who has…

  • Ride or Die

    Ride or Die

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

    oh, i thought this was going to be good. such a letdown and a drag to get through.

    this movie has a “lesbian” character saying “it must be nice for men. they can put something inside women. my fingers can’t fill you up” — or her claiming she “lost her virginity” at 29, only after having sex with a man and despite having a long term girlfriend before that even happened. not to mention that the plot revolves around her…