RSS feed for Jay_Toso

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Manifesto

    Manifesto

    ★★★½

    I feel a bit scorned because Cate Blanchett plays like 12 different characters who're all way smarter than me.

    (ok, maybe not the journalist)

  • Sylvio

    Sylvio

    ★★★½

    I was expecting the gorilla to grab some blonde and climb the Empire State, but I guess that goes to show how much society has brainwashed me into prejudicing gorillas.

Popular reviews

More
  • Nas Nalgas do Mandarim

    Nas Nalgas do Mandarim

    ★★★★★

    Magnificent, overlooked film, which features an innovative narrative structure, brilliant acting, and a thoughtful exploration of reality versus perception.

    Pedro Cinemaxunga, an unsuspected master of satiric comedy, surprises again in yet another even more neglected vein with his new self-written and self-directed allegorical film, "Nas Nalgas do Mandarim".
    This initially mystifying drama slowly turns out to be a piercing and powerful contemplation of the passage of man upon this earth. Essentially intellectual, yet emotionally stimulating, too, it is as tough—and…

  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★½

    An oscar bait biopic about a outlandish cloudcuckoolander.
    It's a golden idea! Because they don't even need to write jokes. The character is so bizarre, that the comedy just...is.

    Both Wiseau's behavior, and our interest in knowing more about the making of such a clumsily brilliant mess that is The Room, make this film truly funny and engaging.
    All Franco had to do, was to paste that story into a typical oscar biopic arc, and call it a day.

    And…