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Looking Back: 10 Movies That Shaped Me in the Last Decade

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One of the hardest things for me, even after blogging for close to 10 years, is listing things. Listing movies in a particular order, naming favourite TV shows, putting performances in a certain row – just any kind of list and I’m hyperventilating. So instead I’m deluding the pressure by creating a non-list list. In other words, I’m going to talk about 10 movies that shaped me in the past 10 years. It’s a tribute to the movies that left…

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Lady Bird (2017)

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Loved by many, Lady Bird was high on my anticipation list for quite some time. I expected it to be an indie gem, thought provoking and filled with great performances, and to be completely honest, it met all my expectations. I’m a sucker for teen dramas, and even though I dislike annoying protagonists, Saoirse Ronan in the middle of Lady Bird and its atmosphere,  all just worked.…

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Brooklyn (2015)

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When I booked my ticket to see Brooklyn at the Black Night’s Film Festival, I was vaguely aware of what I was going to get myself into. Going in unprepared was probably the right decision because I ended up liking Brooklyn a lot more than I expected. Unexpected was also the level of emotions I got during the movie, and if you would’ve sat next to me, you probably would have heard me mumbling: please don’t, at the very end…

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