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  • Unbreakable

    Unbreakable

    ★★★★½

    "They say this one has a surprise ending."

    And it really has. Finally found the time to have a proper viewing of this film.

    It greatly benefits on its near perfect flow of events. James Newton Howard's score is one of the aspects of the film that I really dig the most. In any way, this is now my favorite Shyamalan film just ahead of The Sixth Sense. It's his most unbreakable jewel of his rather breakable career.

  • Buried

    Buried

    ★★★★

    "Yeah, you're a terrorist, you son of a bitch!"
    "You terrified, so I'm terrorist."

    For a feature film set only in a single place, it takes some right amount of wit and convincing writing to make it work. Buried thankfully hits that spot, if not totally.

    It is a suspenseful thriller from start to finish. Ryan Reynolds knows what he's doing and I think that's a big point for him as an actor who's now known for his trademark as a foul-mouthed mutant. Scene after scene, the claustrophobic atmosphere is consistently retained; and I liked that.

    Unsettling. Tense. Great acting. The ending tho. That's all.

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  • The Old Man & the Gun

    The Old Man & the Gun

    ★★★★

    "Is he smiling?"
    "Must be thinking of you."

    This biographical crime film is as wholesome as its anti-hero protagonist. Aside from the fact that he's a robber, we still can't dismiss the lurking essence of humanity within him. With that, David Lowery gained another point from me this time for making such craft that never misses his main point as a filmmaker.

    Moreover, the cast was great. Robert Redford delivers. This film is the best way for him to bade…

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    "I like being dead."

    Roma requires every viewer to be emotionally prepared as it will take you to a place that will truly stun your whole being. It takes a slice of life that intimately chronicles Cleo's bittersweet journey with Sofia's family.

    The story behind the making of this film with Alfonso Cuarón's dedication to his childhood nanny makes it even more eligible to be considered as an astonishing cinematic achievement. This film is a personal snapshot of life that…