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  • Hard to Be a God

    Hard to Be a God

    “Do you like this music?
    I don’t know. It makes my tummy ache.”

  • Carnal Knowledge

    Carnal Knowledge


    Jeez, this film was so machist that I don't even know what to think. It really pissed me off.

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  • The Cage

    The Cage


    We all are prisoners of time, and this short captures almost perfectly the human madness associated to this kind of oppression, that is beyond our control. Also, amazing soundtrack that emphasises the anxiety and the mood the film gives us.

  • Ida



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful films made recently.

    Its cinematography is exceptional: all shots are perfect, both in imagery/ compositional and rhythmic terms, but also metaphorically. I loved the way in which the architecture was extolled, but also the small size of the individuals, specially Ida, when, subjectively, compared to a figure of power that overlaps them/her spiritually. In this way, in my opinion, the film's format is also an important factor to highlight.

    One of the concepts I…