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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★½

    Lots of themes that were kind of introduced but were never really explored. was this a love story?

    was their love, their connection, their chemistry, believable? half way through the film I had to be reminded of all that, but was somehow expected to already be on that page.

    was this some sort of critique on the shallow pop culture of our time? again, I think this was kind of explored in a couple of scenes but the film didn't…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★½

    He went all the way to the moon to run away from his pain. He still had to go back and face it.

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★½

    If you ever thought social contracts and norms of the modern life is enough to keep humans doing what is "expected" of them, then this film will break your reality into pieces.

    A study of the modern marriage has never been done in a more honest and brutal manner. Humans are not supposed to stay with one sexual partner as they are not built that way. Monogamy is a myth sold to us by the powers-to-be through religion, rule of…

  • Force Majeure

    Force Majeure

    ★★★★★

    Force Majeure gave me a year worth of material to ponder about human nature, institution of marriage, tradition, instincts, gender roles, absurdity of life, the indifferent universe, are we ultimately alone.. I can go on and on and on.. And yet all that was told through a relatively simple story on the surface with a great sense humor, beautiful cinematography, moving score and brilliant script.. cinema at its best.


    **SPOILER**

    The film up until the bus scene posed questions on…