Roma Reviews

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January 17, 2019
This has plenty to say about class relations too, but what's most impressive about it is how the Mexican writer-director-cinematographer-editor transforms even his political observations into the stuff of big-screen spectacle.
December 19, 2018
For all its worthy intentions, "Roma" is little more than the righteous affirmation of good intentions.
December 19, 2018
Roma captures, as well as any film I have seen, the spirit of "magical realism," without ever hinting at the supernatural. Its magic is pure, stunning cinematic technique.
December 14, 2018
Alfonso Cuaron's new film, "Roma," gives you so much to see in each new vignette, in every individual composition, in fact, that a second viewing becomes a pleasurable necessity rather than a filmgoing luxury.
December 14, 2018
Alive in a way that few movies are, "Roma" is a sumptuous piece of filmmaking, a gorgeous look at life on a grand scale told through the prism of one family.
December 11, 2018
Narratively, not a lot happens during the opening 60-70 minutes, but Cuaron is marinating us so that later events have an uncommonly strong impact.
June 3, 2019
A complex and wrenching exploration of privilege and class relations that cuts deep with a kind of sharp naturalism that recalls De Sica and a haunted magical reverie worthy of Fellini.
May 29, 2019
Roma's script is an artisanal delight: Full of symbolism and mysteries with harmonious results thanks to the characters' journey. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 21, 2019
The clarity of the film's images is like a slap to the face confronting us with a past that is at times too much to bear.
May 17, 2019
I couldn't help but marvel and wonder if this was what it must have felt like to be among the audience to see Vittorio de Sica's Bicycle Thieves or Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura for the first time.
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