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  • Taipei Story
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Rope
  • Chocolat

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  • Tea and Sympathy

    ★★★★

  • She's Gotta Have It

    ★★★

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★★

  • The Lost Daughter

    ★★★½

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  • Tea and Sympathy

    Tea and Sympathy

    ★★★★

    Life as a boarding student ain't easy! I'm glad that part of my life is over.

  • Pather Panchali

    Pather Panchali

    ★★★★

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

    Through the beautiful eye of Subrata Mitra and forceful vision from Satyajit Ray, the tragic story of Pather Panchali finds room to breathe, weep, laugh, and mourn in this forgotten land of brave souls. The wonderful acting portrayed by each one of the cast members makes this a joy to watch — though at some points it feels to me like staring someone dead in the face while they go through despair when the natural instinct is to look away.…

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  • Raise the Red Lantern

    Raise the Red Lantern

    ★★★★★

    Such heavy snow! Must be a bad year.

    Based on the novel by Su Tong; 'Wives and Concubines', the critical female perspective showcased in Raise the Red Lantern is a global expression understood dearly by all women from different parts of the world.

    Hiding behind customs and the pride of wealth — the four mistresses all plot against one another for their Master's attention. Similarily the intricate details of Raise the Red Lantern are presented in visually stunning symbols and…

  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    ★★★★★

    Real tears were shed during the making of this review 😭

    Tokyo Story is full of life or the illusion of attaining the dreams our parents set out for us from birth. An old couple set off on a journey to meet all their children in Tokyo and Osaka. They are met with fond welcomes but soon notice the intrusion they impose on their busy lives.

    If you knew that your parents' visit to your new settled home would be…