Just deactivate and throw your phone away already.
This movie had a lot of peeps raving and seeing the good word of mouth put it on my radar and sort of had me anticipating it.
Now that I've seen it...well...
I mean, it's alright. It's [genuinely] funny at times and boasts a considerably palpable chemistry between Samberg and Milioti which lights up the screen.
But with the way it was praised, I frankly expected some sort of game-changer which broke the Groundhog Day wheel and while Palm Springs…
Words fail me.
Cinema is supposed to make you feel, right?
Roma is cinema.
I don't know if there are many other films in the last decade that have affected me quite like this.
After making astounding movies like Y Tu Mamá También, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men and Gravity, you would think that a director has somewhat reached his peak.
Not Alfonso Cuarón.
With Roma, he has given us his magnum opus.
Steve McQueen adds yet another spark to his blazing fire with this astoundingly potent and stunning heist thriller.
Led by a fantastic cast of women, this film is a masterful, no-hold-barred force just in and of itself.
The performances across the board are beyond phenomenal. Viola Davis, who is a force of nature at this point, delivers such a nuanced powerhouse turn as Veronica who tucks her vulnerabilities (dealing with her tough predicament and her grief, both past and present)…