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  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★★

    Sincere, poignant & amusing, often at the same time, 20th Century Women is an honestly sketched vignette of five different individuals, each broken in their own individual ways, that also doubles as a quiet meditation on life & its unpredictable nature, and is further strengthened by its stellar cast & their colourful performances but it still left me with mixed feelings.

    Set in Southern California during the late 1970s, the story of 20th Century Women mainly focuses on Dorothea, a single mother who…

  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★

    Stylishly directed, lavishly photographed & sophisticated in the technical department, Nocturnal Animals interweaves two thematically connected storylines but fails to execute them with same zeal, for one of the two tales is engaging while the other part is an end result of dull storytelling & terrible characterization, thus turning it into a movie that thrills & disappoints in equal measure.

    The story of Nocturnal Animals follows a wealthy art gallery owner who receives a manuscript for a novel written by her ex-husband and,…

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    I look around, I look around, I see a lot of reviews for this classic. Which means a lot of people have been breaking the first two rules of Fight Club.

    Now if you are reading this then this warning is for you. Every word you read of this useless fine print is another second off your life. Don't you have other things to do? Is your life so empty that you honestly can't think of a better way to…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    This is it! This is where the search for the best picture of 2014 comes to its conclusion. And although I still need to check out a few more films that were released before the new year, I doubt that watching them is going to change anything because after sitting through what is undeniably a goosebumps-inducing cinematic experience from start to finish, I can say with absolute certainty that Whiplash is my Movie of the Year.

    Whiplash tells the story…