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I will stay with you: The Red Turtle

A gorgeous animated film that doesn’t need words to profoundly move us, making it really hard to keep our eyes dry while watching it…


Rebellions are built on hope: Rogue One

Rogue One

A great movie that came out at a perfect moment for this kind of story, when it seems like a lot of people have forgotten what Star Wars is about…


Are you ready to get wet, Dr. Adams?: The Shallows

The Shallows

This solid and effective survival thriller may not be Jaws, but it delivers quite well the thrills it aims for and has an exciting climax…


You failed the living for the dead: Son of Saul

Son of Saul

Even though it is a true lesson in technique and direction, Son of Saul deserved to have a more interesting protagonist with better motivations…


To save you from yourselves: Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

After pretending so hard to be about a lot more than that, this Star Trek reboot franchise finally comes out of the closet as what it is: action…


Like the Vale of Shadows: Stranger Things

Stranger Things

A refreshing homage to the ‘80s (especially Steven Spielberg’s movies) that will be pure nostalgia for those who grew up in that decade…


Everyone has a weakness: Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

When financial ambitions are the main driving force behind a movie instead of any real talent, there is no way you can hide your incompetence…


If we could tell a film: This Is Not a Film

This Is Not a Film

Under house arrest, Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi creates a powerful humanist manifesto against censorship and lack of freedom of speech in his country…


I don’t always have time either: Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann

With two exceptional central performances, this profoundly nuanced character study shouldn’t have been so overlooked at the Festival of Cannes…


You are the only one: A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

Despite its great performances and the relevance of the story it wants to tell, A United Kingdom is perhaps a bit too conventional to be memorable…


ʻCos I love my jazz hot: Victor Victoria

Victor Victoria

Blake Edwards creates an audacious comedy/musical that defies conventions and finds a perfect balance between slapstick and sophisticated humor…


Until the gorilla wants to stop: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

As surprising as it may seem for anyone thinking about the war in Afghanistan, WTF finds a remarkable balance between comedy and seriousness…


I used to want to save the world: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

With Wonder Woman, the DC Extended Universe finally shows us that it can be a match to Marvel after a series of forgettable movies…