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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★

    Full of tension every second, the entirety of the components of Portrait de la jeune fille en feu set the viewer around the story, running along with the cast or contemplating the surroundings in which feelings like love and passion develop; and does so masterfully in the form of camera, cinematography, color, overlapping of people and props, quietness that says more than words through eyes, and exquisite symbolisms that progress in relation with the evolution of the characters. It has one…

  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    ★★★★

    I've officially fallen in love with Sidney Poitier.

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a film about the reception by the families of an interracial couple. It depicts several points of view that make this film so great and honest —the internalized discrimination of Black people, the possibilities and challenges that Black generations suffered and the "liberal facade" of many White people.

    Through fluid and powerful dialogues, the story develops and shows the difficulties all the characters face when they're…

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  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

    ★★★★★

    All About Eve symbolizes everything that a film should be. There is nothing to say about this film other than it excels in telling an original and truthful story, it has a very well fitting movement of the camera, its cinematography is sincere enough, and its direction overall is splendid, and unmatched. The length of the movie is terrific, as it never gets too fast or slow paced. The core of its near-perfection lies in great part in its performances.…

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    ★★★½

    The entire humor used throughout by Leslie Nielsen and Priscilla Presley is absolutely brilliant, mixing physical and ironic comedy to achieve an exhilarating experience that felt much shorter than it is. 

    However during its last 20-ish minutes it seemed some of its initial energy had died down; but even then the film was amusing and despite some of the jokes being too cliche or mainstream for my taste, it was still a fantastic ending. 

    Its screenplay is simple yet fun, not…