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“Film is one if three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.”
― Frank Capra

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  • While the City Sleeps

    While the City Sleeps

    ★★★★½

    Compulsively entertaining, the cynicism of the news business is seen on the front page in this film about a serial killer. Although the plot revolves around the crime the real protagonists are the journalists, neither the investigation nor the killer are as interesting as the chaotic life of competition that goes on inside this newspaper publishing house.
    A newspaper owner offers a boss position to the reporter who uncovers the identity of a serial killer terrorizing New York. The journalists…

  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★★

    With a beautiful cinematography that denotes sensuality, with intense sensations in its lonely characters finding themselves in their sadness and with an eroticism that is never explicit, this film has the richness of a lost treasure. Wong Kar Wai writes, produces and directs this film that manages to capture the love of two people with nostalgic attention.
    The film takes place in Hong Kong in 1962, Chow mo wan is a married editor who is having an affair with his…

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  • The Little Foxes

    The Little Foxes

    ★★★★★

    Greed is just one of the many flaws that are seen in the personalities of the characters in this film, many of which are uncomfortably perverse. William Wyler is one of the best directors at delivering sensation-filled melodramas that are effective, using the intensities of his characters to control their scenes and give us continuous moments of powerful performances.
    In a late 19th century Southern town, Regina Giddens strikes an ambitious deal with her two brothers to start a business…

  • The Heiress

    The Heiress

    ★★★½

    Olivia de Havilland plays a complex and unpredictable character, in what would turn out to be one of the most dramatic character developments ever seen. This film adaptation of the play is directed by William Wyler again giving us a characteristic direction, paying full attention to the emotional details of his characters to give us another melodrama full of sensations despite having repetitive moments.
    In the middle of the 19th century, a young heiress named Catherine Sloper is seduced by…