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  • The 400 Blows

    The 400 Blows

    ★★★★

    Francois Truffaut portrays society as corrupted, unfair and prejudicial. We can see loads of details that confirms it, starting early with the mother of Antoine Doinel that’s cheating on her husband, an element that simply doesn't have any adding to the plot later on. 

    Concerning the plot, the progression is remarkable. All the dramatic purpose starts when someone in class simply passes Antoine a dirty magazine and he gets caught with it. It escalates quickly from there, where Doinel tries…

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★½

    With an insane attention to detail and to what's happening in the backround of the scenes, this movie is a technical masterpiece. What a stressing story, too. The cinematography and production design are just perfect. Just watch the car scene of the beginning to see how perfectly excecuted it is. The long shots are a real delight for the eyes, especially the one in the battle. Cuarón and Lubezki are simply genius.

    The story focuses pretty realistically on a plausible…

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  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★

    Wow. What a ride. Gore, obscure, bothering, full of twists and extremely creative shots/cinematography. (I’m specifically thinking of the scene where Dae-Su fights the guards in the corridor prison, or his memories in high school). Choi Min‑Sik delivers an outstanding performance. The editing marks very imaginatively the rhythm and atmosphere Park Chan-Wook wants to give to the movie. And scenes like the living octopus shows the really crazy choice of elements in the plot. I like it. The music changes…

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★★½

    Green Book offers a fresh perspective on the Italian and Black social classes of the 60’s USA. The acting is really good. Viggo Mortensen doesn’t stop impressing us. Mahershala Ali seemed really focused on his role too. Jam-packed of subtle humor and dialogues, what makes Green Book appreciable is the greatly built relationship between both characters that compensate and push each other out of their relative comfort zone in this apparently cliché journey of self-discovery through the obstacles of hitting…