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The Truth

After taking home the Palme d’Or in 2018 for Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda caps off the decade with his first film not in Japanese. He brings together 3 phenomenally talented actors – Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, and Ethan Hawke – to tell the story of a celebrated actress coming to terms with her own obsolescence in…

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So Long, My Son

[written by thehipsterllama] Unpacking So Long, My Son is no mean feat. It is a lot. The emotions that it’s trying to convey are huge, and complex, and stretched across a long time narratively, and a long time in the cinema, breaking the three-hour mark. The filmmaking aims for maximum, ‘audience made to feel helpless’…

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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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Ordinary Love

[written by thehipsterllama] There’s only one way to begin this review because really, there’s no beating around the bush, or dancing around the point on matters like this. The fact is that Ordinary Love is one of the best films, if not the best film of the year.  The filmmakers (Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn)…

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