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  • Paperman

    Paperman

    ★★★★★

    The innocence of both main characters meets superb animation and breath-taking soundtrack (specially the final part of the movie), creating 6-ish minutes of pure magic. Bravo, Disney. Bravo.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Django Unchained is a very good movie, but it's not Tarantino's best work yet. The good side: superb dialogue (a trademark) filled with witty humor parts, wonderful make-up, awesome production (with a fair share of gore, kudos to that) and an extremely fluid story (you barely feel the movie's 2h40 passing by). The bad: I was really hoping to see some Tarantino-esque twist by the end, which was a disappointment because it never truly happened, making it feel a bit…

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  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    ★★★★

    From all the things I liked about this movie, my hat goes off to how the narrative is structured just like a play, with different acts and very specific dynamics in each one.

    Another important note is how some characters change their behavior and motivations without losing a natural sense to it; this is important particularly when it comes to body language, with details enriching the whole experience throughout the whole story.

    Finally, the way a seemingly harmless rivalry between…

  • The Prestige

    The Prestige

    ★★★★★

    I've always been a big fan of magic, so it wouldn't be much of a surprise for me to like The Prestige. Except this isn't just liking a movie, it's being completely blown to pieces by the sheer genius we can see in the main characters and most of all in the plot's seemingly never-ending twists. Both Jackman and Bale are excellent in their roles, Michael Caine is just being himself (which means awesome) and while Scarlett Johansson isn't as…