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  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    Hiroshima Mon Amour

    ★★★★★

    Often considered one of the best films of the French New Wave, Alain Resnais' first feature film is an ambitious telling of a French actress and a Japanese architect, who engage in a brief love affair during postwar Hiroshima.

    Hiroshima Mon Amour is a thought-provoking and intriguing study of love, conflict and the past; and it deals with all of these themes simultaneously, creating a narrative with enormous depth. Through the lead characters (expertly played by Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji…

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★

    Written and directed by Brad Bird (most notable for his 1999 animated flick The Iron Giant), this action-packed Pixar feature: The Incredibles documents a former superhero attempting to live a peaceful suburban life, but is ultimately forced back into action to save the world. 

    Following 4 acclaimed animated flicks, Pixar began work on The Incrediblles which was also met with much acclaim and deservedly so. The script is both heartwarming and educational, as Bird once again tackles some pretty complicated…

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    One of the most suspenseful horror movies out there, Ridley Scott's Alien is a masterclass in playing with the expectations of the audience, as our heroes navigate through a space vessel in search of a mysterious extraterrestrial lifeform, who is very rarely seen on screen, yet supports the premise that made Jaws so effective: don't show the monster on-screen until it's too late. 

    Both the cinematography and direction are incredible, and you start to feel like not a single shot…

  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★½

    From rising Japanese animator Makoto Shinkai comes Your Name, a complex tale about two teenagers, who randomly switch bodies on various occasions. The two of them eventually set out to find each other, but events become even more bizarre and complicated.

    Inheriting a visual style similar to the great Miyazaki, Shinkai's Your Name is aesthetically beautiful, which is supported by an incredible score from Japanese composer Youjirou Noda. The film also features many interesting characters as well as an undeniably…