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  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot

    Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot

    ★★★★

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  • Despite Everything

    Despite Everything

    ★★★½

    Spanish movies are awesome. It’s the story of sisterhood and what it means to be family. Each of the four sisters have unique personalities that works to the films advantage. That being said the lesbian sleeping with a guy, clearly these people have never been around actual Lesbians. Poor Rossy de Palma, an actual woman whose role is a trans woman. While it’s wholesome from start to finish it loses points for that.

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  • The Surface

    The Surface

    ★★★½

    A hidden gem in Amazon for free. It’s a compelling story and very conscise 3 act structure. This is a good movie to show film students or to serve as inspiration for a group of friends who like making movies. The props were surprisingly well made and The acting was very gripping. Would recommend

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    ★★★★½

    Bella Lugosi is the most famous of Dracula, Christopher Lee gave a haunting performance, but Gary Oldman showed Dracula’s humanity. It’s probably the best adaptation of the story with some changes for the screen. Gary Oldman’s campy yet human portrayal set the ground work to make Dracula a romantic character changing it from the traditional monster in previous movies. Winona Ryder as Mina is the perfect casting given how she is described in the story. The story echoes the sentiment…