Roma ★★★★★

Every frame is a painting, and every single frame, movement, and action serves the story and tells us something.
They all connect, and it's absolutely mind-blowing to me that Cuaron not only gave us a triple threat, but also dp'd and edited it as well...

Some of those shots actually floored me in how they were captured, except I wasn't even realizing or thinking about it because of how genuinely engaged I was with the events taking place on screen...

From a filmmaking perspective, it's a modern day Citizen Kane. It even has its own rosebuds in place as Cuaron's motifs that reoccur throughout almost all of his movies, water, planes, birth, e.g.

This all sounds pretty vague because I'm still trying to wrap my head around it, but I truly believe Roma is one of the best films of the decade, let alone Cuaron's career, and the strongest passion project I've ever seen.

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