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  • Sophie's Choice

    Sophie's Choice

    ★★★★

    Becomes too much of a chamber act between three people that is too strung out for me to care about it all the way through. Nonetheless, when the film actually progresses, it's really exhilarating. 

    The structure works all the way through, especially the flashbacks. Audience is aware Sophie makes it, so we automatically becomes aware of her pains, instead of worrying about if she makes it or not. 

    Meryl Streep is excellent here. She is usually hailed as one of…

  • The World of Apu

    The World of Apu

    ★★★★★

    Got to finish the Apu Trilogy. I had anticipated to watch these three films for solid 2-3 years and the time finally came. 

    A few words on Apur Sansar's predecessors:

    Pather Panchali: Such immense beauty, simplicity and humanity will never be seen again in cinema. The most minimalistic of the films, also the one to have the lowest budget. So little money that they couldn't afford coffee on set. Satyajit Ray must be the only director in the world that…

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

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

    Reynolds has made my dreams come true. And I have given him what he desires most in return. 
    And what's that? 
    Every piece of me. 

    After my first watch of Phantom Thread, I was blown away. I could not believe what I had seen. Usually, I have a thing with always getting disappointed with films I watch in theaters, and if I don’t go out left in some form of let down, I will later realize I had given the…

  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project

    ★★★★½

    Brooklyn Prince gave the best female performance of 2017... 


    A few thoughts:
    - This is the most beautiful and best shot film of 2017. This is such an overused term, but I’d gladly hang up pictures of shots from this film in my room. Deserves to be mentioned as one of the best shot films of all time, along with films such as Barry Lyndon.
    - Willem Dafoe needs that Oscar. It’s his turn, and thats how the Academy thinks,…