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  • Taste of Cherry

    Taste of Cherry

    ★★★★★

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

    I watched Taste of Cherry several nights ago. It is another cinematic masterpiece from Abbas Kiarostami. This film was recommended to me by a good friend from mine. This is one of the reasons why I decided to explore Kiarostami's filmography. I'm really happy I watched his films because Kiarostami is now one of my favorite filmmakers of all time. To say that his films resonate with me a lot is an understatement.

    I said in my previous reviews that…

  • Life, and Nothing More...

    Life, and Nothing More...

    ★★★★★

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    I watched Life, and Nothing More… last night. It is an outstanding masterpiece. From the three films I have seen from Abbas Kiarostami, I can safely say that he is one of my favorite filmmakers of all time. His films are masterfully written and really connect with me a lot. I said in my previous review that Kiarostami uses his films to try to change the audience's perspective about life. Life, and Nothing More… confirms this statement to be true.…

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  • Minions

    Minions

    ★★★★★

    I just saw Minions. Oh my gosh. It’s the best animated film ever. It blows every Miyazaki film out of the water. It’s a fantastic film that contains a metaphor about people turning to crime when they have no structure or sense of purpose in their lives. It’s easily the best Illumination film and one of the greatest films ever made. We seriously need more animated films like this.

  • Close-Up

    Close-Up

    ★★★★★

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    I just saw Close-Up tonight. It is the first film I've seen from Abbas Kiarostami. I am beyond impressed. Close-Up is not only a masterpiece, but one of the greatest films I have ever seen. As someone who is really passionate about film as an art form, this film really resonates with me a lot.

    Close-Up is about an incident that took place in Ali Sabzian's life. In this film, Ali Sabzian is poor, but he has a huge passion…