TheTrueMovieFan

TheTrueMovieFan

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  • American Psycho

    ★★★

  • Kikujiro

    ★★★★½

  • Parasite

    ★★★★★

  • 1917

    ★★★★

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  • Through a Glass Darkly

    Through a Glass Darkly

    ★★★★★

    Often mentioned among Bergman’s greatest achievements, Through A Glass Darkly takes place in a remote island and chronicles the life of a young woman and her family, as they attempt to deal with her declining mental health.

    In conventional Bergman style, this film evokes great philosophical questioning on various topics, such as the existence of God and the ethical treatment of the mentally ill. While this is certainly the film’s main focus, Bergman’s masterpiece also touches on themes of love,…

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away

    ★★★★½

    Frequently cited as Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki’s greatest work, Spirited Away tells the story of Chihiro (or Sen as she is later renamed), a young girl who, while moving to a new neighbourhood, enters a strange world where she must find a way to free herself and her parents, after they were mutated into pigs by a powerful witch.

    Earning Miyazaki his first (and only) Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, Spirited Away is a typically beautiful and poignant offering from…

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  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Recognised by many as one of the most influential and innovative films ever made, Ingmar Bergman's Persona is an ambiguous story of a nurse, who must care for a mute actress and discovers that their personas are melding together.

    Widely acknowledged as Bergman's greatest and most influential film, Persona is a beautiful and poetic exploration of duality, womanhood, faith, identity and death, that perfectly examines these themes in the film's 85 minute runtime, courtesy of an exceptional script, which was…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Kubrick's sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey documents human evolution from the very dawn of man. Now man has disovered a mysterious artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the help of an artificial intelligent computer (H.A.L. 9000) man sets off on a quest to find it.

    From its ambitious direction to its complex story, 2001 is an undeniable masterpeice and one that delves into some very thought-provoking themes, such as the evolution of man and the dangers…