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  • 8½

    ★★★★

    "Could you walk out on everything and start all over again? Could you choose one single thing, and be faithful to it? Could you make it the one thing that gives your life meaning... just because you believe in it? Could you do that?"

    8½ (Otto e mezzo) is a drama enfold in expressions of the surrealist by the famous Italian auteur Federico Fellini. An eccentric title, isn’t it? Few facts about the origins of the title '8½' are none…

  • His Girl Friday

    His Girl Friday

    ★★★★½

    Relying on the quirky dark-tending hysterical comedy by Howard Hawks, is acclaimed as one of the fastest-dialogue films ever made. This film is a fast-paced, heavy-lining intellectual comedy that capture almost every subjects of the journalism medium even politics. A hair-raising picture that requires the viewer to willingly give their full attention within every second by reason of every single point and dialogue flows rapidly that it might be the viewer overlooked with a well-placed joke. In His Girl Friday…

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  • Mirror

    Mirror

    ★★★★½

    What I've learnt from various sources, Andrei Tarkovsky is known as part of a generation of filmmakers who grew up with the doctrine of Russian Socialist Realism, a concept art coined by author Maxim Gorky at the Congress of Soviet Writers. Critics once have said Tarkovsky has an exceptional different spiritual quality from others and tends to be more intense. At least, for the auteur, making films is a way to interpret curiosity regarding the mysteries of life. But that…

  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter

    ★★★★

    Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter is a psychological thriller that vividly illustrates the concept of children's worst nightmares. Broadly speaking, it is not a definition of a dream when the children are asleep, but a dream that embodies the reality that leads them to be run after by a cruel figure who always haunts them wherever they are. The plot is pretty subtle, but brimming with religious representational process that works pretty well, a psychopath priest named Harry…