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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★

    self-complacent exercise on narcisism disguised as biblical alegory. the idea is how the broadcast of one's pain through art consists in a cyclic process of self-destruction and dragging those near you alongside down the pit, the author (god) is a vampire who, in order to create, sucks all the love and life of those among him until there is nothing left. eden becomes our earth. in a mythological dimension we have mother earth, god, adam, eve, caim and abel (in…

  • Araby

    Araby

    ★★★

    a wanderer's journal. a recollection of moments, a man trying to find his ground before going into orbit. particularly compelling given brazil's current political atmosphere and the film's unsettling tone, even if ocasionally there is still a lot of beauty in it.

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  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

    Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

    ★★★★

    to institute representation as signifier, as a transcendental subject radically deluded, one can sense existence itself as a fundamental point, which can overbalance the entire structure it finds itself in. when ws turns the most crucial element of imbalance to pure abstraction, he shifts the very fabric of representation towards a tangible force, absolutely essential for the actual transformation to take place.

    it takes this boisterous abstraction (alice as a representation of humanity, not humanity itself, alice as cinema) to…

  • Sans Soleil

    Sans Soleil

    ★★★★★

    memories as images, to confront yourself with fiction so you can reconcile the instant with the unquenchable passage of time. time doesn't heal, it forgets.