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  • The Straight Story

    The Straight Story

    19 years after the release of The Elephant Man, Lynch once again demonstrates his ability to make room for some outstanding "normal" films in his filmography, although the film still maintains some of the weirdness and unusualness he's known for (and great at), be it with the very idiosyncratic but wholehearted premise, be it with the lady that has hit thirteen deer with her car in just seven weeks.

    And through that lady, other doings, and the protagonist (wonderfully performed…

  • Phenomena

    Phenomena

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

    I wasn't expecting a film as good as Suspiria, but I also wasn't expecting a film as bad as this piece of "lo-fi" production. Apart from the unsurprisingly wonderful soundtrack, which at times felt like I was watching a music video, I couldn't seem to cope with the horrible, awkward, and unnatural dialogue and acting (what was that Fiore Argento?), the low-budget feel of this film (which Suspiria excelled at), and that monumentally incomprehensible ending, with an apparently blissful (and…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    Interstellar is not one of the best movies of history. Interstellar is not even one of the greatest films Christopher Nolan has to offer. But is it a visually incredible and fascinating flick? Yes, and one of the most impressive visual experiences I've ever witnessed.

    What can I say about this gem? It's mesmerising, it's stunning, and ultimately, it's beautiful. It's truly beautiful. Space here is depicted as a heavenly territory, an enchanting resource the human species has to explore…

  • The Truman Show

    The Truman Show

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

    "Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"

    So, The Truman Show is indeed a smart movie. The actings are great, specially Jim Carrey's. He was given a heavy role and fulfills it with a stunning performance, a truly show-stealing one, carrying the picture virtually all by himself. Very memorable for his naivety, happiness and dramatic moments. The line I quoted must be his best, basically because of the happiness and that…