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Reyzando Nawara is a passionate Indonesian based film and TV enthusiast who enjoys to write and discuss about cinema or anything TV-related. Big fan of Mia Hansen-Løve, Alex Ross Perry, and Noah Baumbach.

Blow the Man Down

Small-town thrillers are mostly dominated by strong and complicated male characters. Even when there are female leads, the male characters will always remain integral to the story. But in the talented hands of the first-time writers/directors Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy, that is not the case. They brilliantly reinvent the genre by telling the…

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Sorry We Missed You

For more than five decades, Ken Loach has been using his art as a potent medium to tell a routine yet important story of working-class people, highlighting the struggle that they have to face every day while unsubtly exposing how unfair our economic system is. Where his 2016 Palme d’Or-winning I, Daniel Blake takes a…

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And Then We Danced

Dance is an art form that was originally meant to communicate a story and its message to the audience. But more than that, the beauty of dance actually lies in how it can convey human emotions through physical language that waltz between predefined choreography and freeform movement. Movies like Footloose and Dirty Dancing have long…

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Birds of Prey

Four years after the cinematic catastrophe that is Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn — one of the most interesting female comic book characters who unfortunately got sidelined for the most part in the aforementioned title — finally has her chance to showcase how badass she is in Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One…

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Weathering with You

The weather and climate play a huge role in the way we live our lives and do our daily activities. But the problem is we don’t realize enough how important they are. We keep damaging our nature, littering every river, and burning what shouldn’t have burned until it’s all too late. Makoto Shinkai‘s latest anime…

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The Best of the 2010s – Reyzando

Honorable Mentions: Columbus (2017), Frances Ha (2012), Under the Skin (2013), Inside Out (2015), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), Hugo (2011), Personal Shopper (2016), Carol (2015), Mommy (2014), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Call Me by Your Name (2017) 25. Before Midnight (2013) – Richard Linklater 24. Tyrannosaur (2011) – Paddy Considine 23.…

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I Lost My Body

Our life is like a mystery. We will never be sure what will happen tomorrow or in the future. In fact, the only thing that is predictable about it is how unpredictable it is. This uncertainty along with all the scary things that happen in our life, like losing our loved ones or getting our…

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Moving to a different country can be both exciting and scary. On one hand, it allows you to experience and discover new things that you can’t get in your own country — from food to culture, people to places. Yet on the other hand, the fear of being alone without any family or friends whom…

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