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Gran Torino (2008) Review

An engaging drama with both tragedy and warmth.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carly, Bee Vang, Ahney Her

Genre: Drama

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The Pianist (2002) Review

A haunting look into the horrors of the Holocaust.

Director: Roman Polanski

Cast: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Michał Żebrowski

Genre: Biography, Drama

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The Machinist (2004) Review

A dark psychological thriller backed up by an intense performance by Christian Bale.

Director: Brad Anderson

Cast: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Genre: Thriller

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Barry Lyndon (1975) Review

Groundbreaking, both technically and narratively, Barry Lyndon is another masterpiece in the iconic filmography of Stanley Kubrick.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Cast: Ryan O’Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Kruger, Diana Koerner, Gay Hamilton

Genre: Drama, History, Adventure

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Manhattan (1979) Review

A love letter to the great city of New York!

Director: Woody Allen

Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Continue reading “Manhattan (1979) Review”

The Third Man (1949) Review

A memorable and iconic entry in the film noir genre.

Director: Carol Reed

Cast: Joseph Cotton, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard

Genre: Mystery, Thiller, Noir

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Oldboy (2003) Review

A violent revenge tale that goes into the depths of human emotions.

Director: Park Chan-wook

Cast: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jung

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Review

A magical journey that blends together fantasy and reality.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Cast: Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, Álex Angulo

Genre: Fantasy, Drama, War

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A Separation (2011) Review

A tense drama executed to perfection.

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Cast:  Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi, Merila Zarei

Genre: Drama, Mystery

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