City of God

City of God ★★★★★

Damn. This is a masterpiece.
And it’s so refreshing.
the brimming culture of Rio de Janeiro is captured through beautifully unique cinematography. It’s so quick but still manages to tell you everything you need to know and so much more.
The way each part of the story is woven in with the rest is really an exemplar in screenwriting.
It’s not just action packed, it’s an injection of crack that lasts the whole runtime.
And even amongst all the action and suspense of the criminal underworld, it still manages to slow down enough to layout some really emotional and really thought provoking moments.

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