“Roma” which will released on Netflix on Dec. 14, has taken the film world by storm. Most critics have already begun to include it in favorite film lists. Not just for this year but for ones that include works from the past 20 years as well. During a screening of the film at the 56th New York Film Festival, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro proclaimed it as one of his five favorite films of all time. “Roma” has received festival and critic’s awards and is a shoo-in in the Best Picture and Best Director races at next year’s Oscars.
And Del Toro is right! This is why you need to watch this masterpiece ASAP.