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  • High and Low

    ★★★★

  • State of Siege

    ★★★★

  • Emergency

    ★★★

  • The Northman

    ★★★★

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  • Azor

    Azor

    ★★★½

    A private banker from Geneva flies to Argentina in the midst of a dictatorship to take over matters of his business partner, who has vanished. He stumbles onto the dirty world of politics, where no one knows anything or to be more specific, doesn’t ‘see anything.’ If anyone is familiar with the dirty war, they know some shady shit went down in Argentina during that period. 

    I never knew corruption and evil could be presented with such sophistication. Andreas Fontana gives…

  • Parallel Mothers

    Parallel Mothers

    ★★★½

    GEMS Film Festival 2021

    As a nation that has undergone some dark chapters in its history, Spain should suffice with endless ideas for dramas. So it struck me as a surprise to learn that Parallel Mothers is Almodovar’s jab at shedding light on the horrors of the Franco Regime. The Spanish filmmaker introduces some political commentary that has been previously unseen in his filmography. The film follows Penelope Cruz’s Janis, a single pregnant mother attempting to excavate the tombs of victims…

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★

    Name a more remarkable modern rendition of the hero’s journey. Eggers is at the top of his game. The imagery and drama is simply astounding for a $90 million historical epic. Too bad dad wasn’t a fan of it

  • The Lost City

    The Lost City

    ★★½

    This just made me want to rewatch The Proposal, a slightly better Sandra Bullock comedy.

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