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  • Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful

    ★★★★★

    This is my story, this is the sacrifice my father made. This was his gift to me.

    Life Is Beautiful, or La vita è bella, is an intimate and perfectly crafted film winning the academy award for best foreign language film. Beginning as a sweet story full of love and laughs, the film focuses on the touching relationship of father and son with what is the world’s darkest period as its backdrop.

    The story of Life Is Beautiful concerns a…

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    ★★★★★

    Witnessing any film nearly 75 years after its release would likely make it seem outdated with poor quality. Even with this, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ is a holiday masterpiece. 

    The message Capra articulates is one of great importance. ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ is a parable focusing on satisfaction. In many ways, it is so easy to take most everything for granted. 

    This film shows the importance of the smaller things in life. These small things should be appreciated…

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  • Le Samouraï

    Le Samouraï

    ★★★★½

    Alain Delon is just the coolest, much like the entirety of Le Samouraï. How can anyone be as cool as Delon?

    The experience of watching Le Samouraï is truly captivating, mostly due to its appeal and coherent focus.

    Building everything up in a fascinating and unique way, he is able to draw interest into the plot in a distinctive way. The blend of cultural influences interested me the most, with aspects of American gangster films clashing with the French culture…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

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

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi has brought back the feel of the original trilogy, while staying completely unique and different. 

    The amount of detail in this film astonishes me. The greatest example of this was the final battle between Luke and Kylo Ren. The scene where Luke doesn’t create footprints in the salt on the mineral planet as he nears his final battle was one of the best Star Wars scenes I have ever scene. Also, the detail in Kylo…