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  • The Mourning Forest

    The Mourning Forest

    ★★★★

    Machiko works in a retirement home, a small place far from contemporary life and surrounded by breathtaking green landscapes, where she meets Shigeki. She is a young woman who lives in silence the intense sorrow caused by the loss of a child; he is an older man who has lived 33 years grieving the loss of his wife. Little by little they establish an emotional bond, words are not necessary because the empathy between them comes from the deep wounds…

  • The Third Murder

    The Third Murder

    ★★★★

    A group of lawyers defend a man who committed a terrible crime in an attempt to save him from capital punishment. The case seems lost from the start because the defendant has not only pleaded guilty but also seems unreliable, it is difficult to know whether he is lying, making it up on the spot or failing to remember the facts accurately. However, as the investigation unfolds, Shigemori and his team realize that the thin line that divides his client…

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    I was 15 years old in 1999 and was eager to see Kubrick's last work, which was only my third from his filmography. My best friend and I went to one of those theatres that would allow us in regardless of the film's rating not knowing exactly what to expect. I left the theatre with the feeling that I've seen something that would completely change my appreciation of cinema. I remember been obsessed with this film, I even went to…

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★

    A few days ago, Guillermo del Toro expressed in an interview that he tries to keep the plot of his films as simple as possible and thus be able to focus on the visual aspect; personally, it seems to me that right there lies the biggest flaw in his latest feature film, a simple and predictable story, a little longer than necessary and, although visually attractive, very conventional. The interviewer mentioned that this is a very complex film with several…