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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★½

    It's a strong film, one that noticeably takes a different stance on the superhero genre, and it's a welcome reprieve.

    The second half that was effects-heavy seemed unnecessary and undermined the film's true potential - you could definitely feel the DC producers taking the reins on those scenes.

  • Fire at Sea

    Fire at Sea

    ★★★★½

    Was invited to this film at the last second, and I am really glad I got to see the film.

    The parallels between island life, grounded by the story of a child trying to find his sea legs, compared to the nameless crowd of fleeing refugees desperately trying to get to land, and that both stories don't directly cross over but co-exist... it's a strong statement about life, about awareness, ans about compassion.

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  • Enemy

    Enemy

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Absolutely fantastic and mesmerizing film. Glad I avoided watching the trailer as the film is at first hard to read, but demands an informed viewing to decipher its true narrative, one of a subconscious battle to suppress negative thoughts and the metaphor of spiders was perfectly weaved into the story. - Villenueve is definitely one to watch considering the underrated Prisoners was also a marvel at delving into the subconscious.

  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending

    ★★★

    "For a film called Jupiter Ascending, Mila Kunis sure does spend a lot of time falling."

    Jupister Ascending is that rare breed of film where I liked the film after reading mountains of reviews and interviews with the Wachowskis to learn about its production process. Post film my friend and I were speculating that somehow an hour of the film seemed lost, the two leads had no chemistry and it seemed so rushed. I was so surprised to find the…