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  • Joy

    Joy

    ★★★

    If you were to ask director and producer David O. Russell he would mention some classical movies that he would claim he kept in mind while assembling his 2016 film “Joy”.
    Like Mr. Russell I am myself a cinephile as well. So I too found myself thinking of a few movies while watching this film. However, the list of films we’d mention is going to be a very different one. I don’t mean this because I have seen any videos…

  • Last Action Hero

    Last Action Hero

    ★★★

    I want a modern remake of this film starring Tom Cruise

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★½

    A sci-fi horror, Alien is one of the few films that manages the hard task of attempting to be two genres at once, and actually being a good piece of cinema in either genre.

    It's easy to tell that on paper Alien is not a huge deal. But when you have a historic director like Ridley Scott, you can be sure that the film will be a wonderful experience. Scott's direction in this movie is phenomenal, as he manages to…

  • Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    ★★★★½

    "This is a game. All of this is for you. You're not investigating anything. You're a fucking rat in a maze."

    Just a few days after reading the original novel, which is amazing by the way, I can happily say that the movie is even greater.

    The whole concept of a island used to treat and study clinically insane inmates, whilst being a metaphor for how alone and detached we they are from ordinary society, makes for the perfect setting…