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  • Alien
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Le Cercle Rouge

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  • Whiplash

    ★½

  • The Tree of Life

    ½

  • Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

  • Uncut Gems

    ★½

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★½

    The Glorification of Bullying in Film

    This movie tries so hard to display the hardships of training to be a musician that the whole image shifts into simple physical and mental abuse of human beings, in this case teenagers. As another reviewer said: it is the boot camp of music. I did not believe what I was seeing. If there was a movie where some dog-whisperer is hitting the dog and yelling at it and this would prove to be…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ½

    This makes "The Room" look like a masterpiece.

    Many movies have gone down in history as pushing the envelope, changing the way critics and audiences perceive movie making as a whole. Citizen Kane, Jaws and The Godfather are only a few to raise the bar on how effective a film can be on a viewer. Sometimes those filmmakers go down in history as visionaries, decorated time and again by journalists, historians and movie fans alike, but pushing the envelope can…

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    This is only the beginning!

    Denis Villeneuve directs this faithful adaptation covering the first half of the 1965 sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert.

    Set in the far future, it follows Paul Atreides as his family, the noble House Atreides, is thrust into a war for the deadly and inhospitable desert planet Arrakis.

    First of all I went into the movie without knowing anything about the world of Dune. The only thing I knew was that there was a movie adaptation…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★

    For those who didn't like the movie because of its second half

    Warning: Spoilers

    It's not really a review but my attempt to explain how I interpreted the movie to those who complain that the film is overrated, especially if the reason is that they didn't like the second half of it.

    It's much easier to understand the message of a movie when the 'good guys' win or the 'bad guys' get punished in the end. I'm not saying that…