language

  • 漢字 ┊ 平仮名 ┊ 片仮名
  • tagalog

film

  • 日本 ┊ 'threads - our tapestry of love' (2020)
  • philippines ┊ cleaners (2019)
  • 한국 ┊ 줄탁동시 'stateless things' (2011)
  • 日本 ┊ ゴーストスープ 'ghost soup' (1992)

literature

  • ozu and the poetics of cinema by david bordwell
aug 25 2021 ∞
aug 26 2021 +

ongoing

  • 1x5 ► ┊ keep your hands off eizouken!
  • 1x2 ▷ ┊ march comes in like a liom
  • 1x3 ► ┊ chihayafuru
  • 1x9 ▷ ┊ great pretender
  • 1x5 ► ┊ semantic error
  • 1x2 ▷ ┊ kono oto tomare

finished

  • ✦✦✦✧✧ ┊ bungo stray dogs
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ ┊ run with the wind
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ ┊ free! eternal summer
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ ┊ hyperventilation

dropped / to restart

  • 1x12 ► ┊ horimiya
  • 4x26 ▷ ┊ haikyuu!!
  • 4x05 ► ┊ hunter x hunter
  • 1x07 ▷ ┊ fruits basket
  • 1x06 ► ┊ neon genesis evangelion
aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 26 2021 +

ongoing

  • 014 ► ┊ witch hat atelier – kamome shirahama
  • 010 ▷ ┊ blue period – tsubasa yamaguchi
  • 011 ► ┊ skip to loafer – misaki takamatsu
  • 008 ▷ ┊ in the clear moonlit dusk – yamamori mika
  • 006 ► ┊ pink heart jam – shikke

finished

  • ✦✦✦✧✧ ┊ look back – tatsuki fujimoto
  • ✦✦✦✧✧ ┊ my broken mariko – waka hirako
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ ┊ chainsaw man ① – tatsuki fujimoto
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ ┊ oreshika shiranai karada – usui iroha

dropped / to restart

jul 22 2021 ∞
sep 12 2021 +

ongoing

  • 001 ► ┊ king's maker: triple crown – haga, kang jiyoung
  • 000 ▷ ┊ semantic error – jeosuri

finished

  • ✦✦✦✧✧ ┊ momentum – park ji-yeon
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ ┊ walk on water – jaxx, jang mokdan
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ ┊ hyperventilation – bboong bbang kkyu

dropped / to restart

  • 000 ► ┊ wolf in the house

to read

  • omniscient reader's viewpoint – sing shong, sleepy-c
aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 13 2021 +

ongoing

  • 102 ► ┊ here u are – djun
  • 003 ▷ ┊ salad days – jing shuibian
aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 13 2021 +

on hold

  • 41:06 ► ┊ his motorbike, her island dir. nobuhiko obayashi
  • 51:00 ▷ ┊ loving vincent dir. dorota kobiela, hugh welchman
  • 22:22 ► ┊ bokura wa aruku, tada soredake dir. ryuichi hiroki
  • 18:50 ▷ ┊ a boy and sungreen dir. ju-young ahn

finished

  • ✦✦✦✦✦ 103 ┊ minari dir. lee isaac chung
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ 105 ┊ a brighter summer day dir. edward yang
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ 114 ┊ nimic dir. yorgos lanthimos
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ 114 ┊ ocean waves dir. tomomi mochizuki
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ 115 ┊ thirst dir. park chan-wook
  • ✦✦✦✦✦ 205 ┊ porco rosso dir. hayao miyazaki
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ 224 ┊ ocean's eleven dir. steven soderbergh
  • ✦✦✦✦✧ 323 ┊ his house dir. remi weekes
aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 26 2021 +

usa

  • pride & prejudice dir. joe wright
  • short term 12 dir. destin daniel cretton
  • stoker dir. park chan-wook
  • moonlight dir. barry jenkins
  • columbus dir. kogonada
  • little miss sunshine dir. jonathan dayton, valerie faris
  • 20th century women dir. mike mills
  • the grand budapest hotel dir. wes anderson
  • kiss of the rabbit god dir. andrew thomas huang
  • lily chan and the doom girls dir. andrew thomas huang
  • tongues untied dir. marlon riggs
  • fantastic mr. fox dir. wes anderson
  • pacific rim dir. guillermo del toro
  • stoker dir. park chan-wook
  • crimson peak dir. guillermo del toro
  • obvious child dir. gillian robespierre
aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 3 2021 +

usa

  • the farewell dir. lulu wang

uk

  • / the green knight dir. david lowery

taiwan

  • yi yi dir. edward yang
  • / a brighter summer day dir. edward yang
  • / taipei story dir. edward yang

hong kong

  • lost and found dir. lee chi-ngai
  • 2046 dir. wong kar-wai
  • as tears go by dir. wong kar-wai
  • chungking express dir. wong kar-wai
  • days of being wild dir. wong kar-wai
  • fallen angels dir. wong kar-wai
  • happy together dir. wong kar-wai
  • in the mood for love dir. wong kar-wai

japan

aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 26 2021 +

usa

  • kiss of the rabbit god dir. andrew thomas huang
  • lily chan and the doom girls dir. andrew thomas huang
  • / possibly in michigan dir. cecilia condit

uk

  • fire in my belly dir. ayo akingbade
  • dear babylon dir. ayo akingbade

japan

  • and so we put goldfish in the pool. dir. makoto nagahisa

thailand

  • assorted nawapol thamrongrattanarit short films

philippines

aug 2 2021 ∞
aug 20 2021 +

reading

  • 010 : 010 ┊ station eleven – emily st. john mendel

on hold

  • 027 : 020 ┊ they can't kill us until they kill us – hanif abdurraqib
  • 021 : 013 ┊ little weirds – jenny slate
  • 033 : 019 ┊ giovanni's room – james baldwin
  • 018 : 018 ┊ this wound is a world – billy-ray belcourt
  • 108 : 048 ┊ tiān guān cì fú (墨香铜臭) – mxtx
  • 049 : 025 ┊ the heartless divine – varsha ravi
aug 13 2021 ∞
aug 25 2021 +

read

  • intersectionality and marxism
  • choice feminism: new and hip, but not necessarily good
  • social media is not self-expression
  • love as the practice of freedom
  • where we stand: class matters
  • the crisis of neoliberalism
  • the end of progressive neoliberalism
  • against progressive neoliberalism, a new progressive populism
aug 5 2021 ∞
aug 13 2021 +

assortments found on the www

  • read asian + american feminist literature
  • read filipiniana literature
  • read works by anne carson
  • read academia & public links
  • read other academia
  • read marxism, black liberation theory, & self-help
  • read literature by black women

poetry

  • read dear peter – ocean vuong
  • read death comes to me again, a girl – dorianne laux
  • read / watch death wish – josh alex baker
  • read when they say you can't go home again, what they mean is you were never there – marty mcconnell
  • read one-act play in which no knives are used – dalton day in pretty owl poetry issue 7
  • read american sonnet for my past and future a...
aug 3 2021 ∞
aug 13 2021 +

film: reviews, analyses, essays

  • read porco rosso is a surprisingly apolitical disappointment
  • read yorgos lanthimos gets even weirder with anti-doppelgänger short ‘nimic’
  • read "to live deliciously": the imaginary father in robert eggers' the witch
  • read what are you so scared about?: understanding the false fear response to horror films
  • read a class apart: why im sang-soo loses to kim ki-young in the battle of the housemaids
  • read "wolf children's rain and snow" is "ideal motherhood" a major obstacle to women's social advancement?
  • read patriarchy and the horror of the monstrous feminine
  • read lost in translation: regressive femininity in american j-horror remakes
  • read the monstrous-feminine in contemporary j...
aug 3 2021 ∞
aug 13 2021 +

poetry

  • the year of blue water - yanyi
  • the crying book - heather christle
  • brute: poems - emily skaja
  • wild angels - ursula k. le guin
  • the tradition - jericho brown
  • you don't have to go to mars for love - yona harvey
  • good boys: poems - megan fernandes
  • vintage sadness - hanif abdurraquib
  • odes to lithium - shira erlichman
  • this wound is a world - billy-ray belcourt
  • catalog of unabashed gratitude - ross gay
  • obit - victoria chang
  • look: poems - solmaz sharif
  • when i grow up i want to be a list of further possibilities - chen chen
  • all day i dream about sirens - domenica martinello
aug 11 2021 ∞
aug 11 2021 +