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  • Bacurau

    Bacurau

    I was just talking to Christofer and we suddenly realized: in terms of simple genre filmmaking, "Bacurau" is not at all different from the utter incompetence everyone hates about anything that has come out of a Syfy DTV original or an Asylum exploitation flick. And yet, almost everyone who's into some kind of "politically-charged-intelligent-genre-based-entertainment" embraced it without a blink!

    It's just astounding how far a bad wannabe genre filmmaker can go with a little bit of Zeitgeist reading and calculated political gloss nowadays.

  • Anticipation of the Night

    Anticipation of the Night

    ★★★★★

    Camera obscura: o cinema de Stan Brakhage

    por Annette Michelson


    Eliot certa vez observou, em uma passagem que não consigo citar nem localizar com exatidão, que sabemos mais que os artistas do passado e que são eles precisamente o que sabemos. Eisenstein foi parte do passado que Brakhage veio a conhecer quando, jovem cineasta, iniciou seu trabalho na entrada dos anos 1950. Tal conhecimento, contudo, foi mediado pelo uso que fizeram da obra de Eisenstein os predecessores solitários de Brakhage,…