Cinema is pretty ok and cool.
A stunning piece of work that should be essential viewing for anyone who calls themselves a cinephile and are willing to embark on gut-wrenching experiences, Pixote is a criminally under-seen masterpiece.
Hector Babenco turns in one of the more courageous filmmaking efforts I've ever had the chance to witness on screen, depicting the gritty and heartless Brazilian streets of Sao Paulo, where there is no mercy or forgiveness for the orphaned minors who inhabit it. I never felt like I…
It's literally nothing more than Jason Schwartzman crashing a car, interacting with some elderly Italians for several minutes, and then having a phone conversation.
But it's directed by Wes Anderson, and even when virtually nothing is happening in a Wes Anderson film, it's still somehow fun.