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  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★★★

    10 - Andrea Arnold's American Honey is a cumulation of free spirits, youthfulness, and loves, as the film examines different corners of Midwest American towns.

    Enjoyment: 5/5 | Quality: 5/5

    "Yellow diamonds in the light
    And we're standing side by side
    As your shadow crosses mine
    What it takes to come alive."

    Along the empty highways of Midwest America, there is a white van that is filled with misfits and rejects. And they know that; yet, they are full of…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    10+ - A brilliant social commentary on the class system in South Korea, Parasite is a refreshing and exciting genre-bender, proving why Bong Joon-ho is one of the most talented filmmakers out there.

    Enjoyment: 5+/5 | Quality: 5+/5

    There are a lot to say about this film as my mind still tries to make sense whether I just witnessed the best film of the decade. Brilliantly paced with intelligent metaphor and social commentary, Bong Joon-ho's Parasite is perfectly balanced, both…

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  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★

    8.3 - Beautifully shot and thematically complex, Stalker is a rewarding experience but the journey throughout is quite challenging (to stay awake through).

    Enjoyment: 3.3/5 | Quality: 5/5

    Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker is not for everyone; emotionally complex with highly thought-provoking theme regarding faith, happiness, and existentialism, the film tests the audience's patience to the maximum, begging for the audience's attention for its entire runtime with little to no action, but rather through poetry. With phenomenal framing, the film feels hazy…

  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★

    8.3 - Beautifully shot and thematically complex, Stalker is a rewarding experience but the journey throughout is quite challenging (to stay awake through).

    Enjoyment: 3.3/5 | Quality: 5/5

    Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker is not for everyone; emotionally complex with highly thought-provoking theme regarding faith, happiness, and existentialism, the film tests the audience's patience to the maximum, begging for the audience's attention for its entire runtime with little to no action, but rather through poetry. With phenomenal framing, the film feels hazy…

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  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    ★★★★★

    10 - A yearning heartache for the hopeless romantics, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is a classic love letter for the love that could have been.

    Enjoyment: 5/5 | Quality: 5/5

    "If it takes forever I will wait for you
    For a thousand summers, I will wait for you
    Till you're back beside me, till I'm holding you
    Till I hear you sigh here in my arms

    Anywhere you wander, anywhere you go
    Every day remember how I love you so…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★½

    7.5 - An incredibly restrained yet ambitious visual trip, Annihilation is a captivating expedition that has yet to explore its fullest potential.

    Enjoyment: 3.7/5 | Quality: 3.8/5

    A follow up to his brilliant modern techno-thriller debut, Ex Machina, Alex Garland's Annihilation is a competently made sci-fi film with jaw-dropping visuals, but it stops at that and nothing more. A feast on the eyes, the film visuals are striking and audacious; many brilliant moments are a combination of beauty and body…