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  • Bacurau

    Bacurau

    ★★★★½

    Se o povo de Bacurau, o vilarejo, dá o sangue para manter sua identidade viva contra quaisquer ameaças, "Bacurau", o filme, é uma dádiva que levanta a mão e grita "o cinema nacional resiste". Pondo seu local geográfico no protagonismo, é a terra que faz brotar o mandacaru que sabe onde estão os valores mais importantes de uma sociedade, e que não tem medo de descer a peixeira em quem tenta oprimi-la ou apagá-la. No faroeste psicodélico e distópico de "Bacurau", a mensagem é clara: o Nordeste não vai pensar duas vezes antes de cair na capoeira, então não se meta.

    Crítica completa: bit.ly/2zHMFoo

  • A Fantastic Woman

    A Fantastic Woman

    ★★★★½

    "A Fantastic Woman" is a revolting and outrageous film, but highly urgent in plotting a story that exposes transphobia, hatred and ignorance in such diverse ways. Marina fights day after day for the right to be who she is, and imagine how exhausting it is to have to go into constant battles to be respected as a human being. The title here is those spoilers that we are grateful to receive, and our protagonist is much more than fantastic. It's complex. Strong. And most of all, woman.

    Full review (in portuguese): goo.gl/UQyA6j

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  • Rift

    Rift

    ★★★★

    The movie is the concrete evidence that breaking Dua Lipa's #1 Rule is a terrible idea.

  • Skins

    Skins

    ★★★★½

    "Skins" is not a commercial film and will not be widely accepted by the public, but it is a brilliant study of human's deepest desires, canned in 50 shades of pink. At the same time that we are impacting with the images on the screen, it is impossible to take our eyes off what we see. Smiles stuck in the throat and revolt for being part of such a cruel race are symbiotic seasonings of an uncomfortable, provocative and unashamed…