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  • I don't know what else to say.But if you ever feel like crying, come to my house.We'll have a good cry together.Just don't say anything.See nothing, hear nothing, say nothing!Our sole duty as teachers is to raise citizens to serve the nation.Aren't you going to cry because we lost?I cried all right.I cried for the dead.Reorienting the past so the ones who come after us aren't tied to the same fate, paying decades — or as Keisuke is wont to phrase — eras of affection and love back with kindness. Looking back at the ones who are no longer here, […]
  • What would you like?Something ordinary.The overwhelming grasp of your surrounding's ideas and the screeching desire to fight them with your own. If not laughter then failure, and if not happiness then regret, as their projections through the camera seemingly reminisce. Hurtful, while also sometimes powerful enough to heal. Hong continues to play 4-D chess with himself.
  • the hysterics of laughter continues to overpower the pervasive melancholy
  • Adoration, pure adoration is all I have for this film. What I remembered was the gentle, rousing smiles that sneak up on two completely different people looking for the same thing; the kind, innate affection that doesn't let your friend go out in the cold without lending her your coat — coats even — and maybe, in that process, your heart too. What I didn't remember was the feeling of being a stranger in a city that doesn't stop. A city of opportunities and constant whimsical melancholy. What I didn't remember was that Maggie Cheung could make me cry any […]
  • It's as if everybody's favourite film from the last decade is As Tears Go By.
  • Watched on Tuesday January 26, 2021.
  • Antiporno Why Don't You Play in Hell? Red Post on Escher Street
  • The constraints of life then become of cinema. Whatever is necessary must happen until we learn to stop filming the irrelevant and point the camera at the ones we love. Cinema goes in circles before dissolving in the many, many parts of its sum.
  • Only Miike, and no one else.
  • The incline of the stairs only ever leads backwards.