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Favourite Movies are the movies I liked the most from last month, first time watches or rewatches.

Favorite films

  • Pather Panchali
  • Before Sunrise
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • Happy Together

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  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    ★★★½

  • Monsieur Verdoux

    ★★★★

  • Oslo, August 31st

    ★★★★½

  • Doom: Annihilation

    ½

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  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    The Personal History of David Copperfield

    ★★★½

    Colour, humour, personality, an exacerbation of reality? Just like literature, Iannucci's adaptation of Dickens' novel feels exactly like being read a story of someone reading another story. Most films (when plot is essential) try to dismiss this technique and will roll as if a story is simply there, as if there was not narrator or action, things simply happen. I really like when films are like that, but when there is a narrator, I enjoy one like the titular David…

  • Monsieur Verdoux

    Monsieur Verdoux

    ★★★★

    "Monsieur Verdoux" is a comedy unlike the previous work by the genious Charlie Chaplin. It goes in line with the themes of "Limelight", Chaplin seems to be tired when there is so much troubling him. I have to bear in mind this is a post-world war II film, and the goal was to stir things up. So, what does he do? He brings his charisma, his witt and brilliant humour... and gives all these qualities to a murderer. Do we…

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  • Modern Times

    Modern Times

    ★★★★★

    Se bella giu satore
    Je notre so cafore
    Je notre si cavore
    Je la tu la ti la twah

    Can't get this song out of my head. I just love how much work and thought Chaplin put in every movie he made. It wasn't only about making people laugh, it was also about showing people and how they felt and connected with one another. Isn't that just beautiful?

  • Air Conditioner

    Air Conditioner

    ★★★

    A smart film that could have perhaps benefited more from a short film lenght, due to the many sequences that felt repetitions with no overall changes or affirmations of the tone.