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The Cyclist (1987)

Melodrama is a fickle beast. When done right, it can elevate a film into an overwhelming and moving experience. If done incorrectly, it’s abusive, overwhelming and stifling, drowning the audience in a sea of sappiness and sentimentality. The Cyclist sadly falls into the latter category, a film with such an excessive and explicit style that its melodramatic tone only cheapens its pathos. Continue reading The Cyclist (1987)