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  • Ran
  • Scarface
  • La La Land
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • I Used to Go Here

    ★★★★

  • Minari

    ★★★★

  • Shiva Baby

    ★★★★

  • Nomadland

    ★★★★★

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  • I Used to Go Here

    I Used to Go Here

    I USED TO GO HERE (2020): Charming and no-brainer dramas like this one are worth watching and remembering. Again, one of year's best, might not be in top 10. 8/10

  • Minari

    Minari

    "Getting hurt is all part of growing up."

    MINARI (2020):
    Specifically Sundance winner among numerous wins

    Set in 1980s when a Korean family try to settle in rural America for purpose of farming, a heartwarming family drama of hope and stability which will be cherished for years to come. With an immigrant storyline, based on director Lee Isaac Chung's own upbringing, soothing performances given by characters, the wonderful setup and the humor between characters is the treat to look out…

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  • Youth

    Youth

    "I sighed inwardly at how their youth had faded. How there faces were unrecognizable. They laughed & joked, but signs of loss & hardship and the passage of time were obvious."

    An epic Chinese coming-of-age drama set during the Cultural Revolution and Sino-Vietnamese war.

  • Blue Jay

    Blue Jay

    "I'm contagious."
    "Apparently."

    BLUE JAY (2016 on Netflix):

    Starring Mark Duplass (also wrote screenplay) & Sarah Paulson, comes a Linklater-Esque lovely romantic drama shot in black and white.

    Beauty.