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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★½

    The first part is four stars and a half, Shallow gave me chills but then it starts being melodramatic and suddenly I lost my interest. There wasn’t really nothing fresh or new, so three stars for the second part. I wish it was more focused on Ally. Bradley Cooper did a pretty good (not great, just good) job considering it’s just a directorial debut.

  • Wildlife

    Wildlife

    ★★½

    Sorry, it wasn’t for me. Maybe I’m too harsh but it fell flat and extremely boring. I was so uninterested the whole time. I felt absolutely nothing. Characters take some decisions completely out of the blue and I did not understand why. The protagonist seems void and I wasn’t be able to feel bad for him.

    Also, with the new year I’ve decided to drop off my rigorous ranking system so from now it will be more a mix of…

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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★★

    Awards 6, Rating 94

    “Joe, wake up. It's a beautiful day.”

    Oh. My. God. Oh my fucking God. I think I did not blink once. I’m stunned. I wanted to see it again as soon as it ended. It left me speechless and not able to write a proper review so here some random thoughts. Lynne Ramsay’s direction is confident, sharp, provocative. She doesn't give you a second to breathe. Chapeaux. I really can’t wait to see more from her.…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    Awards 9, Rating 100

     “I’m sick, aren’t I?”
    “I wish everyone was as sick as you”

    I know the infamous peach scene might seem a bit over-the-top, in my opinion it’s actually a truly poignant moment and I love how all was handled. First time I was perplexed too, I haven’t read the book so it came out of nowhere, but then I understood its meaning. The scene is so well-crafted by Guadagnino that when Elio says “I’m sick” you…