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  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Rope
  • 12 Angry Men

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  • Being There

    ★★★★½

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    ★★★★★

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    ★★★★

  • Do Revenge

    ★★★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.

  • The Sign of Leo

    The Sign of Leo

    ★★★★

    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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