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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★½

    **Potential spoilers**

    Roma is a film whose technical prowess and emotional core come together wonderfully to create one of the greatest films of the year. The film is visually gorgeous and you can tell that Alfonso Cuaron has complete control over every aspect of his passion project, the care and attention to detail that has gone into the film is absolutely incredible and it deserves all the hype, praise and adoration that it has been getting.

    The film manages to…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★½

    The Favourite is most definitely Yorgos Lanthimos's best work as a filmmaker up until this point. As someone who'd been interested in his work since 2009's Dogtooth, I was a little worried a period drama would result in him losing all of his distinctive identity as a filmmaker and that it would be a film that would feel a little production line and less like the vision of an auteur but there are no such concerns after watching it. It's…

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    Taxi Driver is a masterpiece. It's one of the greatest films ever made and it truly is one of man's greatest accomplishments. Every single time I watch it, it just does something to me and nothing else can make me feel the way Taxi Driver makes me feel. It's a completely unique film and a unique experience that has never, or will ever be matched, equalled or rivalled. No matter what, I know I can always watch this and it'll…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    **Potential spoilers*

    Whiplash is quite simply one of the greatest films of the decade and with each passing year after its release, my appreciation for it just grows. I remember very vividly hearing about the hype for the film. I heard the premise and that it was "one of the most intense films ever" and I just couldn't understand how a story about a Jazz drummer and his demanding, abusive teacher could even be compelling yet alone intense. Within minutes,…