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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★★

    Julia Fox.

  • The Man Who Cuts Tattoos

    The Man Who Cuts Tattoos

    ★★★½

    Breathtaking I don’t think I’ve ever seen nigerian cinema projected in such a subtle yet pure and very emotional way.
    I loved the minimalism in the compositions and even grew to appreciate use of  silence and long takes to in order to deny the passivity of the viewer and force us to really look at the characters.
    I loved the  exploration of time and the contrasts in both time periods with customs, relationships etc.
    The assertions that going through scarification…

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  • Brazil

    Brazil

    ★★★★

    MAD MAN GILLIAM 😂
    more and more questions than answers as this went on.
    Whew the art direction and the sets were simply incredible.
    A little bit disjointed but I give it a pass, much more of an  experience type feel than an piece driven by narrative so 🤷🏾‍♀️

  • Bamako

    Bamako

    ★★★★

    a documentary style meditation on the ignorance of the West on the African continent and its dilemmas.
    A deep dive into the ineptness and pretentious ways of international organizations like the IMF,World Bank etc. 
    loved the conceptualization of Africa as the plaintiff.
    Sissako is a master 💎
    I’m also in love with Aïssa Maïga.
    We’re all slaves to this Trojan Horse called Capitalism.