La Llorona (2020)

A political revisionism of the hispanic supernatural horror-legend on the real-world ghastliness of indigenous genocide, Llorona is a mesmerizing & sophistcated genre piece that hits every note of typical fare – while poetically elevating beyond. 8.5/10.

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Breathless (1960)

A beautiful, sweeping example of the French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard’s indie masterpiece rewrote every rule of narrative construction & revitalized a medium, paradigmatically and stylishly-liberating the once-caged artform of cinema. 10/10.

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Roma (2018)

Gorgeously filmed in auteur vintage black-and-white with cultural vibrancy & a powerful elegiac critique of 1970’s Mexico turmoil on a personal Cuarón-curated semi-autobiographical scale, Roma is one of the decade’s greatest films. 9.7/10.

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Pather Panchali (Song Of The Little Road)

A rural, captivating depiction of Bengali village life with Italian Neorealism touches, childlike wonder in curiosity-fringed cultural identity exposition, rich orc. score, & vivid characterization of family portrait by new cinematic voice: Satyajit Ray. 9.4/10.

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