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  • Summer 1993

    Summer 1993

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

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

    About the Filmmaker

    The film was written and directed by Carlo Simon, born in a small Catalan village in 1986. She chose film to portray the complexity of the human condition and family relationships in particular. She graduated in Audiovisual Communication in Barcelona after an exchange year at the University of California. After an MA TV Fiction course; she enrolled at the London Film School where she directed Born Positive and Lipstick which screened at numerous international film festivals.

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  • Summer 1993

    Summer 1993

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

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

    Summer 1993 is a beautiful Spanish film charting the emotional journey of a six year old girl in the aftermath of her mother’s death; set against the backdrop of rural 90s Catalonia.

    There are a number of feelings and nuances explored by way of examining the human condition through the eyes of Frida; our six year old protagonist. The child gaze, is masterfully handled in a way that doesn’t dip into the usual tropes of sympathy and sentimentality - considering…

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  • Shrek

    Shrek

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    duh it's shrek 5 stars imo every time

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

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    The myth that this film is even as remotely as brilliant as the first Aliens instalment will always remain a pure myth. This film is an abundance of mistakes both in continuity and in what it stands for. My only slight gest of appreciation is for new audiences and bringing them into the original Alien films and letting this be a modern-day gateway to discovering those beautiful gems of Horror films. Ridley, not sure what you were doing here.