Nicolás Vargas

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Favorite films

  • The Big City
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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  • The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★★

  • All of Us Strangers

    ★★★★½

  • Maestro

    ★★★½

  • The Iron Claw

    ★★★★½

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  • Luca

    Luca

    ★★★★

    Summer vibes and Vespa rides in a fascinating dream-like place like Cinque Terre: where homemade pasta and multicolor gelato share that unique holiday taste of unprecedented freedom and sincere friendship. Growing up, there are few things more significant than the rare feeling of being accepted, of belonging rather than existing, of not being afraid... and the beautiful vintage poster of Vacanze Romane starring Peck and Hepburn that brightens Portorosso's Piazza perfectly encapsulates those old summer memories of seized opportunities we will never forget.

  • Sign of the Lion

    Sign of the Lion

    ★★★★

    Rohmer's first film feels closer to the Italian Neorealism of Umberto D. by De Sica or even to something like Bresson's Pickpocket than to anything the French New-Wave master would later create; a monocular street story with a documentary style and very little dialogue on the unexpected twists of fate a highly unlikable bohemian anti-hero suffers.

    Post-war Paris plays a central role as Rohmer's camera compositions - and Chabrol's post-production idea of a distressing violin score - effectively conveys the…

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  • The Matrix Revolutions

    The Matrix Revolutions

    ★★★★

    It's kind of funny that Machine City has skyscrapers and buildings and shit. What are those guys doing over there? Working 9-5 desk jobs? Happy hour oil-cocktails? After office burnouts?

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    ★★★★★

    What's he doing?!

    HE'S BEGINNING TO BELIEVE.
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    Instant GOOSEBUMPS.

    No matter how many goddamn times (7th in LB) I follow the white rabbit it never fails to thrill and engage the shit out of me. I honestly don't know if there's a film out there that holds the same kind of power. The Goat of action & Sci-fi? The Goat of unconditional love? The Goat of Wardrobes? The Goat of Sunglasses? The Goat of expressing Dharma in a Hollywood piece? YES TO ALL!

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