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  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Blade Runner

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  • West Side Story

    ★★★★½

  • American Psycho

    ★★★½

  • True Lies

    ★★★★

  • Persona

    ★★★★½

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  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    ★★★★½

    You can see my 1961 West Side Story review HERE.

    Note: The review is long and features comparison with the 1961 version.

    I am very impressed with this version!

    The direction is excellent and Spielberg deserves the Oscar nomination. Spielberg's direction is as good as Wise and Robbins' direction of the original film.

    I found the screenplay to be a huge improvement over the 1961 version, but it is still not perfect. The character introductions of the Jets and Sharks…

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★½

    (Uncut Version) Ok...

    I believe the direction is solid, but the screenplay is a mixed bag. While the introduction of Patrick Bateman is excellent, the secondary characters feels undeveloped and there is not much understanding about them. The script is fine and it is not clear in terms of how Bateman becomes a psycho. There are also several plot holes, as well as some scenes are unnecessary. The themes also feel superficial (especially compared to The Wolf of Wall Street,…

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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★

    This is a lot scarier than I thought!

    Egger's direction is certainly excellent with a lot of dedication to the setting. The screenplay is fantastic, but be mindful that it is Shakespearean English. I personally believe that it is not too hard to understand what they are talking about. I really liked the plot a lot and the ending is perfect. Character developments could be slightly better, but I liked the setting introduction.

    The cast is superb, especially Anya Taylor-Joy…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★

    The Shining in the lighthouse?

    Well, the direction is excellent. The screenplay is pretty interesting. On one hand, I liked Egger's use of old English language for this setting, but it does make the film harder to understand and the use of swearing might be anachronistic (especially it is set in the 1890s). The setting is very good and I feel that the character development is nice and steady. Some scenes are quite boring and a little bit long-winded. Quite…