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  • Spirited Away
  • Sing Street
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Garden State

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  • Ponyo

    ★★★★

  • Bridesmaids

    ★★

  • Candyman

    ★★

  • National Theatre Live: Angels In America — Part Two: Perestroika

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  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

    ★★½

    watching my grandpa watch this was more entertaining than the movie

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★

    Roma by Alfonso Cuarón is a visually stunning and captivating film. The film follows the story of Roma, a young woman working as a maid for a rich family in Mexico in the 1970s. Throughout the film, Roma experiences many hardships because of her economic status and gender. Motherhood is not a celebration, it is a threat to her job and life. Thankfully, the family she is employed by generally treats her well and respects her as part of the…

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  • I Still Hide to Smoke

    I Still Hide to Smoke

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I Still Hide to Smoke is a French-Greek-Algerian film directed by Rayhana Obermeyer. The film focuses on the lives of women in Algiers and the struggles they face to exist as women in their society. This film was originally a play, and the lack of different settings definitely feels reminiscent of a stage. This factor, however, does not impact the film negatively, rather it adds to the feelings of isolation and confinement the women in this film often experience. This…

  • PlayTime

    PlayTime

    Playtime is a dry humor comedy from the 1960s. It’s claimed to be a comedy, although I found myself feeling confusion and boredom most of the time. Its different sequences of jokes were numbingly long. The film often has sudden changes of languages, switching between English and French seamlessly. I also found that there were deliberate omissions in the subtitles. While I usually appreciate this stylistic choice, if watching a comedy that depends on what the characters say to each…