Andrea Calamia

Andrea Calamia

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29 y/o Italian living in Doha

Favorite movie of all time: Taxi Driver

Favorite films

  • Phantom Thread
  • Ex Machina
  • Suspiria
  • The Favourite

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

  • Gone Girl

    ★★★★

  • Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★

  • The Suicide Squad

    ★★★½

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

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

    I couldn't think this was possible, but Parasite might actually be Bong Joon-ho best movie to date.

    Let's take it step-by-step.
    The actual story that is told is absolutely weird and over-the-top and yet it seems pretty plausible and realistic.
    It is not just hilariously funny but it keeps you on hedge of your seat from the beginning of the second act onwards.
    The characters are surprisingly likable. Given the premise after the first 10/15 minutes of the movie, I…

  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    ★★★★★

    "They all lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world. The real thing was never said or done or even thought, but only represented by a set of arbitrary signs."


    I was trying to think how I can properly express how I feel about this movie and the only thing I could think of is to describe briefly why you should watch this, especially if you love Martin Scorsese.
    The Age of Innocence is a movie dense of emotions that are…

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  • Back to the Future

    Back to the Future

    ★★★★★

    I watched it with my mother. She had never watched Back to the Future before. Her reaction: "Don't worry, I wouldn't hit on you like Lorraine did with Marty."
    Thanks, mom. Now I can definitely sleep better.

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

    I finally started watching the Before trilogy! And I didn't expect to like the first chapter so much!
    When it comes to dramas I usually tend to appreciate movies that have a director with a strong "visual trademark" that completes his or her vision of the movie in a fascinating way and that increases its magnetism. And in doing so I can even bear a little melodrama in between, something that otherwise can become boring or frustrating.

    When it comes…