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A Fantastic Woman is a shockingly timely look at adversity, and how sometimes fighting against it does not yield any results if your environment is not receptive to your pain. The lead performance is stellar, and the bombardment of injustice will... Read the full review »
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Can't find a film you are looking for?

@Chris This quarantine got me back to reviewing regularly! View the full reply »
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Ran (1985)

Ran (1985)

10 / 10
Kurosawa's Ran is not only one of the most astounding technical achievements of 20th century cinema, but also one of the best adaptations ever made. Kurosawa takes King Lear and molds into Feudal Japan, embedding it with decidedly Japanese themes... Read the full review »
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In Bruges is one of the most brilliant movies of the 21st century, seamlessly weaving a story of violence, sin, regret and isolation with a comedic story of two men stranded in a place completely out of their comfort zone. With a career best perfo... Read the full review »
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Ugetsu (1954)

Ugetsu (1954)

9 / 10
Ugetsu is a depressing and thorough examination of the psychology of money on the lower classes, and how power and honor are merely social constructs designed for human satisfaction - nothing more, nothing less. Read the full review »
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Birds of Prey is as irreverent as it is entertaining, and with a screen grabbing performance like the one Margot Robbie gives, the DC universe finally has a tonally consistent vessel for this iconic character to reach her true heights. The support... Read the full review »
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Despite some genuinely intriguing themes and interesting sci-fi concepts, Jupiter Ascending gets bogged down by minutia and an overly complex plot. The tonal inconsistencies compounded with a genuine inability to relay information properly create... Read the full review »
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Can't find a film you are looking for?

Hey Chris, sorry I got another one for you lol. 'A Fantastic Woman' from 2017 View the full reply »
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Memories of Murder is a masterclass in blocking for cinematic effect. Bong Joon-Ho channels his inner Kurosawa, using expert staging and a variety of varying perspectives to tell this story of murder and desperation. Song-Kang Ho is incredible, an... Read the full review »
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Can't find a film you are looking for?

Hey Chris, Memories of Murder by Bong Joon-Ho seems to be there but I am unable the review it View the full reply »
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