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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★★

    DC Films have often pleased me on a first view, but the excitement never lasted, as the many issues with them became apparent. Aquaman might suffer the same fate, although I am very aware of its many flaws. Understanding the issues and still having a blast is what makes this, my favorite DC movie to date.

    Aquaman follows the hero's journey almost too literally. It has every single beat expected from the traditional narrative, which makes for a very predictable…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★½

    Loved this. I cried so much my head hurt. It's specially good in the first half or so, when they are still getting to know each other. The songs are insanely good and their performances are even better. It lost a bit of weight towards the middle, when Ally's career starts to take off. Then it picks up near the ending, with the very emotional sequence of events. It was truly heartbreaking. I think I was the only person who had no idea this movie was a remake of sorts. I'm not even sure I heard about the other movies before.

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    A few days ago I had a discussion with a friend about cinema and he told me about his love for classic movies, like this one, and how movies from the 50s, by example, were often movies with a very simple plot but executed in such an artistic and flawless way that they became classics, and that's what I felt all the time watching this movie. The idea of a guy spending his time in the window because of his…

  • The Lone Ranger

    The Lone Ranger

    The correct title of this movie is "Western of the Caribbean: Creativity is Dead".