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94th Academy Award for Best Picture – CODA (2021): Melodies From the Heart

More than just a feel-good film, CODA revolves around Ruby, a CODA (child of deaf adults), and her deaf fishermen family. Having a great passion for music and singing, something her parents know next to nothing about, Ruby has to choose where her values lie the most.

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Millennium Actress – How far would you go to find lost love?

Millennium Actress (2001) by Japanese director Satoshi Kon is a beautifully animated love story that spans across millennia, yet is also confined within the small screen that is cinema and serves to demonstrate the ultimate power of movies as a narrative device.

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A Not-So-Colorful Story – A Review of Colorful (2010)

Colorful (2010) might not be the perfect anime movie, but it tackles some intriguing matters, and show how life can really be worth living.

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A Matter of Perspective -A Review of Rashomon

Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s additions to the lexicon of cinema are countless, and his well of influence is deeper than possibly imaginable. The 1950 film Rashomon was the first of his many masterpieces. Without it cinema would not look the same as it does today.

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An Old Film, for Modern Times

Watching Modern Times was like watching a satirical take on the current age we live in. This 1936 Charlie Chaplin film is a must watch for cinefiles and lovers of comedy alike. It’s an old film, but is meant to be viewed in modern times.