Roma Reviews

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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.
May 3, 2019
Rooted in Cuarón's memories, Roma is a love letter to the woman who raised him and the city he called home.
April 29, 2019
Much of the narrative plays like a cinematic diary of Cleo's day-to-day life; the camera, a compassionate observer thoughtfully taking note of the moments of transcendence within the ordinariness of a life of devoted service.
April 18, 2019
The fact is, the film really just needs to be seen to fully appreciate Cuaron's artistry in making the everyday seem profound.
April 16, 2019
If you can see it on the big screen, you'll be rewarded. Partly because it looks so great, and partly because it's a sedate film that needs a real investment by the viewer.
April 12, 2019
The astounding size of the purse to promote "Roma" paid off with a nomination and other awards, but it buys me little appreciation except for the downright beauty of the black and white imagery.
April 2, 2019
Roma is an impressive cinematic achievement: a revolutionary movie for contemporary mexican cinema and an intimate reflection on Mexico City's history, sounds, divisions and feelings. [Full review in Spanish]
March 11, 2019
The black-and-white spectacle captures the memory of childhood, in unflinching clarity.
March 11, 2019
A beautiful glimpse into middle class malaise in 1970s Mexico, Cuarón shows an affinity for the simplicity of life then and the complexity that often creates waves.
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