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  • Spencer

    ★★★★½

  • The Night Doctor

    ★★★★½

  • Swing Girls

    ★★★★★

  • Lady Macbeth

    ★★★★½

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  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★½

    A Ticket to Nowhere

    Wong Kar-wai was one of the first directors which I watched his filmography on their first pandemic months. I started with Happy Together in July 2020, and I finished with My Blueberry Nights in February 2021, and I think that he deserves to have a rewatch of, at least, his most iconical films. And this is one of them, that I rewatched it due to the Criterion Challenge 2022.

    I made this list of Murakami-esque films,…

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★★

    Happy Birthday Miyazaki!

    After two epic adventure films like Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Castle in the Sky, Hayao Miyazaki made a familiar, more intimate and a pure work, that combines some personal elements with the fantasy and the fairytales, and it's a sweet but well-made work.

    Many people think that Spirited Away is a non-Disney (or a non-US) animated film that has a great lesson for the children. I agree with that, but I also think…

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  • Hanalei Bay

    Hanalei Bay

    ★★★★½

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Murakami Adaptations

    Many people know about Burning, Norwegian Wood and the upcoming Drive My Car, but there's uncut gems in this topic (including a short film directed by Carlos Cuarón of The Second Bakery Attack, which I'm interested in watching it), and this film is one of this cases.

    Inspired on this tale that is on the collection Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (but originally published in Japan as part of the collection

  • Earwig and the Witch

    Earwig and the Witch

    ★★★★

    And finally there it is...
    The latest film of Studio Ghibli, with the distinctive of the cancelled Cannes 2020 festival, broadcasted in Japanese TV the last Christmas, and one of the six anime submissions this year for Animated Feature Film in the Oscars. And today was released in Netflix.

    Well, Gorō Miyazaki is the black sheep in Ghibli's filmography. None of his films are in the top 10 of legendary films of this animation studio, including this one, that many…