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  • Her
  • Stolen Desire
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
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  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

    ★★★½

  • Smile

    ★★★★

  • Avatar

    ★★★★

  • Moonage Daydream

    ★★★½

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  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

    Three Thousand Years of Longing

    ★★★½

    Review In A Nutshell:

    Evocative of the methodology and feel for the storytelling that it takes inspiration from, Three Thousand Years of Longing is a story that is just as interested in the past as it is in the present; a fascination with the content as it is of its form. It doesn’t so much desire to sweep you away but rather to expand and reflect one’s own feelings and thoughts towards the story unfolding in front of us. Indeed,…

  • Smile

    Smile

    ★★★★

    Review In A Nutshell:

    Not since The Conjuring 2 had I felt this engaged and impressed by a mainstream studio-backed horror film. With Smile’s narrative focus on trauma and its swirling and descending domino effects, it was refreshing to see it follow a ‘show-don’t-tell’ presentation, withholding the eye-rolling expositions that often come from its peers. While the sceptic in me feels that its novelty may wear off in subsequent viewings, the initial experience would surely bring a round of excitement due to its careful and clever scares, and I’m sure your friends/family would too.

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  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    ★★½

    Review In A Nutshell:

    We Need to Talk About Kevin throughout left me extremely frustrated; it has a strong premise and the performances brought by the cast are beyond excellent, but the film's emotional pile up of unsympathetic hate towards its titular subject was simply exhausting.

    The film doesn't seem to have any solid purpose towards the relationship between Kevin and his mother, Eva; leaving the audience with scenes that executes its emotions perfectly, but left with a blank canvas…

  • Bee Movie

    Bee Movie

    ★★½

    I was kind of bummed that it didn't speed up every time the word bee was said.