Thelma (2017).

January 21, 2018

IMDb: A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who’s in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge as seizures with devastating results.

 

 

What a beautiful and beguiling piece of art….the first minutes of this film is one of the most distinctive and arresting I’ve seen.

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L’Eclisse (1962).

January 15, 2018

IMDb: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man’s materialistic nature.

 

Save for the use of blackface and racism, this film is awe-inspiring. It’s shot gorgeously. Features attractive modern architecture, beautiful interiors, inspired furniture, stylish shots of serene spaces….left me speechless.

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Coco (2017).

January 13, 2018

IMDb: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

 

 

One of the best Pixar movies out there. Visually stunning —- the colors just made me extremely happy, its narrative very well-thought-out, very engaging and heart-warming, with elements that are centered on traditions easily relatable to me. Left me crying in the cinema. 🙂

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