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  • Certain Women

    Certain Women

    ★★★

    yet again another review for FIL-2480
    This week I decided on Certain Women dir. by Kelly Reichardt, certainly a more mellow and simplistic approach to filmmaking than others in regards to the story and even the visuals. One of the instant directorial concepts that I noticed with the characters was creating these more independent yet leading roles in them. They all represent a sense of independence and self-determination whether they have clients who rely on them, husbands who support them,…

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★½

    Another FIL-2480 assignment.

    This week after being drawn between which movie to watch I decided on Children of Men dir. Alfonso Cuarón. One of the initial directional decisions that I noticed was the choice to have Theo constantly being met with life-altering decisions that he has to face. He completely throws himself into this chaotic world as he begins to show an interest in helping Julian which eventually leads him and his character to find his motivation in helping Kee…

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  • The Truman Show

    The Truman Show

    ★★★

    film school assignment - review
    In The Truman Show dir. by Peter Weir the movie has somewhat of a two-story structure, the inner story revolves around Truman Burbank who is living in this massively simulated world that is created for the sole purpose of a TV show documenting his entire life 24/7. While the outer story takes place in the outside world following the people who produce this worldwide phenomenon TV show which offers the behind the scenes look into…