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  • The Sacrifice

    The Sacrifice

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Don't be afraid. There is no such thing as death. No, there's the fear of death, and that is an awful fear. Sometimes it even makes people do things they shouldn't. But how different things would be if only we could stop fearing death!"

    The last masterpiece of the cinema poet Tarkovsky. His farewell letter embraces and criticizes his cinema journey through years. He points out the times he went literally mad and questioned his personality to create his movies.…

  • The Devil's Backbone

    The Devil's Backbone

    ★★★★

    Be near me when my light is low,
    When the blood creeps, and the nerves prick
    And tingle; and the heart is sick,
    And all the wheels of Being slow.

    Be near me when the sensuous frame
    Is rack’d with pangs that conquer trust;
    And Time, a maniac scattering dust,
    And Life, a Fury slinging flame.

    Be near me when my faith is dry,
    And men the flies of latter spring,
    That lay their eggs, and sting and sing
    And…

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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    You don't just watch Mexico City in 1970's. While you're watching you live in 70's, you feel the atmosphere. You understand how important is to be together and It was a tough period for Mexico. We had a tough period in my country those years too. I've never seen but read and watched about it but never experienced this closely. And In the other hand, I never felt how does it feels when a father abandones his family. But similar…

  • Autumn Sonata

    Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★★

    "Mother, is my sorrow your hidden pleasure?"

    A powerful script with very good acting. It's like reading a really good novel and watching an astounding play. This theatrical masterpiece really is an Autumn Sonata.

    Some people are better at loving people because those who never understood what love is, they never got close to it either. Love is not a talent. It's something that everybody has deep inside but there are few that could take it to the surface and…