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  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Farewell My Concubine
  • Brief Encounter
  • The Squid and the Whale

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  • Opponent

    ★★★

  • Talk to Me

    ★★★½

  • Body Politics

    ★★

  • Broken Fall (Organic)

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  • Past Lives

    Past Lives

    ★★★★½

    Nowe Horyzonty 2023 - #8

    The reason I liked you is because you're you. And who you are is someone who leaves.

    The ‘what-ifs’, romanticising long lost loves, dreaming about alternate realities, are inherently romantic ideas that many people fall into at some point in their love life. They provide pain and reassurance simultaneously, and this is exactly what Past Lives does for its characters and its audience. It stuns with sensitivity and maturity, allowing its characters to talk about…

  • Barbie

    Barbie

    ★★★

    She’s not dead, she’s just having an existential crisis.

    One cannot deny Barbie its impact on pop culture and its likely destiny as one of the films defining our generation. Thanks to the combination of its subject matter and an impeccable marketing campaign, it’s been destined to a box office triumph and will be a topic of mainstream conversation for time to come.

    However, when it comes down to the film itself, there’s surprisingly little to talk about. Its aesthetics…

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  • Opponent

    Opponent

    ★★★

    2024 International Oscar Submissions - #10 🇸🇪

    I don’t know who I am. The only thing I know is that something has to change.

    Iman’s tragic story puts him in a situation where there are no good decisions to be made. Forced to return to his professional wrestling career to secure refugee status in Sweden, he risks neglecting his wife and children. Director Milad Alami, himself a refugee, intimately understands these dilemmas, which are underscored by the unforgiving nature of…

  • Talk to Me

    Talk to Me

    ★★★½

    I let you in.

    The narrative power of the addiction spiral takes centre stage in this clever and innovative horror portrayal of youth’s exposure to drugs. While the focal metaphor becomes clear right away, Talk to Me maintains its grip with its fast-paced and engaging contemporary storyline.

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  • The Windshield Wiper

    The Windshield Wiper

    2022 Oscars: Animated Shorts - #11

    guys???? GUYS!!!!! love is dead :(((( we live in a society without love :((((( tinder bad!!!!!!!! where is love :(((((( we might be dead by tomorrow 😢

  • The Innocents

    The Innocents

    ★★½

    Cannes 2021 - #19

    They should start recording audience reactions during such films. I swear Cannes people are the biggest pussies I’ve seen.