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  • Let the Corpses Tan

    Let the Corpses Tan

    ★★★★½

    Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani deconstruct cinema to its most powerful images in a way that’s so overwhelming it defies standard film elements like narrative and character.

  • Summer 1993

    Summer 1993

    ★★★★½

    "Summer 1993 remains at its core a tightly wound examination of childhood psychology. Late in the film, Frida becomes antagonistic toward Anna, and in one extended sequence leaves the younger girl behind in the woods and leads Marga to believe that Anna has gone missing. As Frida conceives a plan to run away from home, the film appears to be drifting toward a tidy conclusion. Simón, thankfully, routes these developments through Frida’s fragility, bringing the child’s sense of displacement and…

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  • Under the Shadow

    Under the Shadow

    ★★★★

    Iranian cinematography is making progress in terms of horror films, especially films oriented in terms of psychological dramas that have a well-constructed and flexible storyline, this allow the adaptation of certain types of hybrid scenarios, especially those placed in terms of psychological horror.
    In the last two years, we had two movies of this kind, namely 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' - 2014 and 'Under the Shadow' - 2016, both films aim to explore a world beyond appearances,…

  • The Cranes Are Flying

    The Cranes Are Flying

    ★★★★★

    The film was released in 1957 in Russia, and according to some reviews, "the silence in the theater was profound, the wall between art and living life had fallen...and tears unlocked the doors."