Indivisible ( Edoardo De Angelis, 2016) Italia

I ndivisble was a dynamic story with remarkable performances on all parts

N autral and realistic setting

D ialogue was emotionally intense and had you on the edge of your seat

I nteresting subject to tackle without the help of big studio heads.

V isually the cinematography takes you on journey of its own

I ntimate scenarios force you to love perspective

S cores absolutely caring the film from one scene to the next

I ntentions to touch certain subjects won’t dare to go

B reathtaking camera movement fluent movement from character 2 character

L ove and symbolism within the development of the character

E xceptional use of lighting  towards a low-key mood

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LA LA LAND (Damien Chazelle,2016): USA

reviewed by Cyrus Davar at a special screening at the Santa Barbara International Festival

Essentially the best picture of 2016. LA LA LAND was a masterpiece of its own. Heartfelt, poignant, and audacious all mixed together. This exuberant musical drama was simply a breathtaking phenomenon. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone were an absolute dynamic duo. Both bringing so much life and emotion to their character’s as if it felt as if you were in there shoes. Simply an ode to 1950’s musical. Director Damien Chazelle creates this story for viewers to story and world. With such a cliche’ story jazz pianist meets aspiring actress girl who falls in love. It has you on the edge of your seat the whole movie. The mise-en-scene was magnificent as if modernism/retro clashed together to produce LA LA LAND. The wardrobe was one of the key things that stood out with emma always wearing green and Ryan Gosling wearing blue. It was almost as if you were following, The colors from scene to scene i was blown away by the overall use of bright colors giving it a quite 1950’s vintage LA. Bringing pieces of LA history back to LA. Once again back to the

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