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  • Solaris

    Solaris

    ★★★★★

    It’s not often that a film immediately enters your top 10 on a first watch, but in the case of Solaris, it did. Tarkovsky has crafted a powerful, meditative and utterly spellbinding experience that explores themes of humanity, love, relationships, memories, sorrow and how the past shapes us in such a profound manner. I am floored, stunned, astonished, all those verbs and more.

    5/5 without a doubt

  • Following

    Following

    ★★★½

    A pretty good directorial debut from Christopher Nolan. Nolan definitely makes the most with what he has, creating a riveting low-budget feature with interesting characters. The non-linear style of storytelling could've definitely been better though as there are some rough patches, glad he perfected it later with Memento.

    3.5/5

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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    “The nuns taught us there are two ways through life, the way of nature and the way of grace. You have to choose which one you'll follow."

    Where do I even begin to talk about the Tree of Life? To say that I was blown away by this magnificent work of art would be the understatement of the millennium. Watching it for the first time today was one of the most indescribable awe-inspiring experiences I've ever had. It is so…

  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

    "Gentlemen of the court, there are times that I'm ashamed to be a member of the human race and this is one such occasion."

    As soon as this film ended and as soon as I wiped away the tears, I sat there speechless. There are not many films that are able to do that but Paths of Glory absolutely did. This film is simply extraordinary. A complex, intense and unbelievably powerful anti-war film.

    Set during WW1, the corrupt General Mireau…