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  • Juice

    Juice

    ★★★½

    Strong and convincing acting, especially from the two leads, and a gritty representation of gang related crime in 90s Harlem. Does get a little repetitive/predictable, nevertheless it's still worth watching. The soundtrack perfectly matches the vibe of this film. Interesting portrayal of Harlem too.

  • The World of Apu

    The World of Apu

    ★★★

    It's intriguing to see the main character grow and enter adulthood. Great setting, cinematography and music. I'd feel more sympathy towards Apy if he hadn't had abandoned his son and then taken him back as if nothing had ever happened.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Would have received 5 stars if not for the questionable violence in the last act, which slightly marred my impression of one of the main characters. I could see why this was included, but it could have been avoided, as it ultimately paints the working class in a similar light to the upper class. Other than that, a solid and engaging movie with good pacing and nice character arcs. The music and the lighting were great too. The music nicely captured, and accentuated the movie's atmosphere.

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★½

    Gripping portrayal from start to finish. All in such a small space too.