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  • Mirror
  • The Tree of Life
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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  • The Traitor

    ★★★★½

  • Il Divo

    ★★★★★

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★★★½

  • The Northman

    ★★★★★

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★★★½

    While seeing this series I found myself in a personal journey in my own status as a Star Wars fan. Towards episode 4, I ended up denying that I am a fan because I seemed to realise that being a star wars fan meant hating star wars, and I was very much enjoying Kenobi, just as any previous chunk of star wars film, show, comic etc. 
    When I saw episodes 5 and 6 and still heard complaints by the so-called…

  • Jurassic World Dominion

    Jurassic World Dominion

    ★★★

    The scene in the forest in the pond was so good and it made me realise that this film could have been a much, much better movie.

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  • The Painted Bird

    The Painted Bird

    ★★★★★

    It’s an eastern european movie at its core: raw, uncompromising, brutal, dim, hopeless and honest.

    Brutality actually lead to several people leaving the screening I attended to at Venice 76. Here, this movie was labeled as ‘14+’ but I believe it can be easily rated NC-17. The brutality of this movie includes some very graphic gore (although it’s mostly present in the first half of the movie) and sexual-related violence (mostly implied but persistent throughout the film). I believe that,…

  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★★★★

    A stunning road movie, distinctly american, with a soul of its own.
    I have never seen a Chloe Zhao before, but I can say that her style feels close to some of Malick's less radical works, which I mean as a praise. It's a film that makes you strongly empathize with its characters, it successfully manages to make you want to embark on such a nomadic life. It is able to transfer that sense of connection to nature that its characters feel. Imbibed with Thoreau, it manages to even slip in quite a few Shakespeare quotes.