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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★★

    "Would I tell you about her? The princess without a voice."

    I am speechless and in awe. Guillermo del Toro tantalised me with a truly beautiful piece of work. This film hit me in so many places for reasons I don't quite understand. I could go on about Sally Hawkins and how she delievered a top-tier performance relaying utter wonder with nothing but facial expressions or Micheal Shannon's menacing prescence. I could get into technicalities like the immaculate use of…

  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project

    ★★★★

    "You know why this is my favorite tree? 'Cause it's tipped over and it's still growing."

    As if the film isn't incredible enough, Willem Dafoe's one-sided conversation with some large birds made this Oscar-worthy in just 10 seconds.

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  • The Shallows

    The Shallows

    ★★★½

    Simple and straight to the point.

    In an unnamed beach in Mexico, medically-trained, bird-taming Blake Lively goes to toe to fin with a great white. The Shallows is less than 90 minutes long, and in that very short run time we get well-executed and beautifully-shot action sequences that work well despite the complete lack of a background story or any characterization, which resulted in the audience rooting less for the protagonist, at least that's what I did. Jaume Collet-Serrra focused…

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    "I'm a false prohet, God is a superstition."

    There Will Be Blood is actually my first PTA film and also the first time I saw Daniel Day-Lewis perform. I don't which I was amazed more by, what I do know is that I spent almost 2 days analyzing and researching the various themes and allegories masterfully incorporated into these fantastic characters.

    At first glance, there is nothing special about There Will Be Blood. It seems to be nothing more than…