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  • Steam: The Turkish Bath

    Steam: The Turkish Bath

    ★★★

    I have never been to Istanbul, but somehow I think this movie was able to capture the atmosphere of the city very well. I really like the beginning and the dualities between Italian and Turkish cultures, as well as the correlations intertwining the journey of the lead's deceased aunt and his own story. I do have to say, however, that queer themes were handled in a very subtle manner, one could even argue that they were too hidden in the…

  • I Feel Pretty

    I Feel Pretty

    ★★½

    I enjoyed this film, but I confess that I did expect more from it. I like Amy Schumer, I think she and the rest of the cast were able to build solid characters for the narrative. The biggest problem, however, is the script. The message they wanted to pass is great, but it was never fully reached. The story is too formulaic and the writers failed to hit the comedic spots when they were needed. For example, in a film…

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  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt #42 - September 2018

    My list for the month

    Task 5. A horror film that has 75% or more on rotten tomatoes

    I've always heard great reviews about this movie, but I never thought I would like it as much as I did. This film deserves its legendary status. The score, the plot twists, the groundbreaking topics, the inventive directing, the solid acting, the cunning symbolism... I could point so many areas where this movie succeeds! The only…

  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa

    ★★½

    Scavenger Hunt #42 - September 2018

    My list for the month

    Task 25. An animated film that you have never watched but really want to

    I appreciate some elements of the film, but I am not so sure if I liked it or not. I get the references, the messages they were trying to convey and I do appreciate the duality of the plot as some critics pointed out. Nonetheless, something felt off to me. Maybe what bothered me was…