Roma ★★★★★

Amazing how this gets better every time I see it. Not only a feat of technical prowess (the sound is insane and Cuarón manages to make even a tire rolling over a dog turd look elegant), but also just a miracle in terms of storytelling. Still in awe of how seamlessly it juggles storylines, revealing exposition in ways that are both more creative and effective than probably anything else I’ve ever seen. And Yalitza Aparicio gives one of the best lead performances of the decade. There’s a sense of comfort that comes with a third viewing, the emotional beats hitting so much more squarely this time around, and the ending feeling that much more cathartic.

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