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'Roma' review: A master filmmaker remembers his Mexico City childhood

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 filmgoin... read more

‘Roma’ Review: Alfonso Cuarón’s Childhood Memories Become A Film Unlike Any Other This Year

as well as items that were there exactly as he remembers them in 1971, when the film is set in the upper-scale Mexico City neighborhood called Roma. This is not a film that is really heavily ... read more

‘ROMA’ Review: Alfonso Cuarón Masterfully Bares His Soul

Cuarón has said that 90% of ROMA is pulled directly from his childhood ... The film opens in 1970 and revolves around a fairly well to do family living in Mexico City. They have two live-in ... read more

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Beautiful Alfonso Cuarón movie Roma sparked my own childhood memories

I saw the movie Roma by Alfonso Cuarón intending to peek into the memories of his childhood in Mexico City ... (Read my review of Roma in Spanish here.) Roma is based on Cuarón's childhood memories. I... read more


Roma review: The best film of year will embarrass the stuffy Academy Awards

Is this the best film of the year? If not, it will do until another one comes along. The brilliant Alfonso Cuaron takes us back into his childhood in Roma, a neighbourhood of Mexico City, in 1970 ... ... read more

Roma review – Alfonso Cuarón's bravura ode to his Mexican childhood

Two stoical women divided by class are the heart and soul of the Oscar-winning director’s most personal film yet Newcomer Yalitza Aparicio ... A child who can apparently remember his past lives burble... read more

Roma Review

Be thankful Roma exists. It's a special masterpiece, from a special, masterful filmmaker ... This is a loose interpretation of his own childhood, using sets that mirror his boyhood home in Mexico City ... read more

What Netflix’s release of ‘Roma’ says about its movie business strategy

MORE COVERAGE: 'Roma' review: A master filmmaker remembers his Mexico City childhood » Awards pundits widely predict that “Roma” will earn the Los Gatos, Calif., company its first best picture Oscar n... read more

How Alfonso Cuarón Brought His Memories to Life in ‘Roma’

“These are fragments of my memory,” the 56-year-old director said of the room in Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox, where sets and props from his new film “Roma ... the director remembers from growing up i... read more

Review: Netflix's 'Roma' wows technically but suffers a slight emotional disconnect

With his new Spanish-language movie “Roma ... life of a Mexico City family and their loyal live-in maid. Beautifully shot in black and white and based on Cuaron’s own childhood, Netflix’s awards-seaso... read more

After ‘Gravity,’ Alfonso Cuarón Had His Pick of Directing Blockbusters. Instead, He Went Home to Make ‘Roma.’

Suddenly, he sucked in his breath. “I remember that childish ... Instead, he poured himself into “Roma”: a Spanish-language, black-and-white period piece. Most of the film is set in the same Roma neig... read more

Review: 'Roma'

Set in the early '70s in Mexico City, Roma shows ... composition and his widescreen black and white photography, despite the depths of memory he exposes, Roma's roots are in shot-off-the-street neo-re... read more



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