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Chmout - Rami Aidamouni poster

Chmout (8/10) Chmout retells a century old real-life story of sorrow and heartache in just 450 brief seconds. This short film by Rami Aidamouni, alongside being inspired by his family’s own tragedy, is actually narrating the story of hundreds of others whom can truly relate it. This is the kind of films that aims to deliver a certain message to whomever is watching it. It is a story commemorating the memory of… Read More

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in-the-mood-for-love-review

In the Mood for Love Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “You notice things if you pay attention.” Set in 1962 Hong Kong, In the Mood for Love (2000) by Wong Kar-wai demands the viewers’ full attention from its very beginning, as one tries to work out how the story will unfold, only to have their expectations reversed, every single time.  Two couples move on the same day to the same building, in… Read More

Heaven_Without_People_Lucien_bourjeily

Heaven without people Directed by Lucien Bourjeily. Is a Lebanese film that deserves all the recognition it’s getting from Netflix ! Rating 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿- Fantastic Follow Sam The Critic on Instagram @samthecritic #movie #review #Heavenwithoutpeople #Lucienbourjeily #lebanese #lebanon #films #farahshaer

Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle by Steven Khattar

Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle (8.5/10) “Every time you walk away, I pray twice you wouldn’t leave. But what’s the purpose of praying for a story with a heartbreaking fate? “And just like that, these seemingly insignificant words when placed together, translated a 15 minutes love affair filled with passion, lust and heartache.The beauty of “Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle” is deeply rooted within the agonizing stares of the protagonists… Read More

The Rite of Summer - le sacre de l'été

Le Sacre de l’Été (9/10) LIFF’s best feature foreign fiction winner ‘The Rite of Summer’ ‘Le Sacre de l’Été’ is simply a genuine ode to self expression and freedom amidst a society filled with conformity and underground secrets. Kostia, a young Parisian dancer, tries to put on a show that brings together his two passions: dance and French variety. The relationship created between him and his dance teacher will teach him to… Read More

Birds of Prey review

BIRDS OF PREY (8/10) It’s open season on Harley Quinn when her explosive breakup with the Joker puts a big fat target on her back. Unprotected and on the run, Quinn faces the wrath of narcissistic crime boss Black Mask, his right-hand man, Victor Zsasz, and every other thug in the city. But things soon even out for Harley when she becomes unexpected allies with three deadly women — Huntress, Black Canary… Read More

Fight Club a 1999 Drama/Thriller by the legendary David Fincher a must see ! Rating 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿-Must see Follow Sam The Critic on Instagram @samthecritic #movie #review #fightclub #bradpitt #edwardnorton #igtv #mustsee #instagood #1999

Little Women Review

Little Women (9.5/10) Bold, exquisite, emotional… many adjectives were used in the description of this timeless piece of cinematic art. So, allow me to add one more, REVOLUTIONARY!! In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was… Read More

Jojo Rabbit Review

JoJo Rabbit (9/10) Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend — Adolf Hitler — Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on. What is Jojo Rabbit all about? Is it about Nazism? Is it about Hitler? About World Wars? Yes, it is all these and more. Jojo… Read More

portrait of a lady bird review

Portrait of A Lady on Fire. (9/10) France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day, to paint her secretly. Every now and then, a movie is released, screened and then goes on to spend eternity in the… Read More

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