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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    This movie feels like Scorsese's goodbye to the genre that catapulted him into the olympus of all-time best directors, and oh what a perfect goodbye it is.

    The triumvirate of De Niro, Pacino (finally in a Scorsese movie) and Pesci makes for a masterful ensemble, as the movie is centered around the relationship between Frank (De Niro) and the two most important men in his life, union leader Jimmy Hoffa (Pacino) and Russell Bufalino (Pesci).

    One particular aspect that I…

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    I'm generally not a big fan of horror movies, or rather not a big fan of low effort movies that only worry about shock-factor, and very often horror movies fall in this category, however that is definitely not the case with Hereditary.

    The movie does a masterful job in making you feel circled, cornered and helpless by letting you watch the whole story unfold through the eyes of the family and, by the time it ends, all those feelings are…

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  • Us

    Us

    I really really liked it, and the more it sits with me the more I like it.

    I didn't quite catch all the symbolism initially, for example being from Europe the Hands Across America initiative was obscure to me. But diving into the rabbit hole (pun intended) of the internet delving for easter eggs made everything even more fascinating and memorable.

    To me this is the type of movie that will grow to be even more appreciated with the passing…

  • The Cameraman's Revenge

    The Cameraman's Revenge

    On my journey through the discovery of old cinema I stumbled upon this gem of a movie and I was absolutely mindblown.
    Minblown by how everything about it is so ahead of its time, and I'm not just talking about the technical aspects, which are the first things that come to mind since it all looks so crisp and innovative... But the fact that it talks about adultery (in 1912!) and how it treats it with a nice comedic attitude.…