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  • The Hospital

    The Hospital


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It's as if pissing in the wind... the crazy titular highly-unhealthy health-care institution. The once-more priceless George C. Scott is Dr. Herbert Bock, chief of staff at a major New York City hospital, overworked when a mysterious nutcase is even taking advantage of the overflowing chaos to swap patients being operated getting some of them killed. At the same time a Mexican Indian woman, daughter of someone just hospitalized, seems to have set eyes on him. And conversely he…

  • Ghost World

    Ghost World


    Too bad that a movie I should like so much has such a messed up turn towards its ending. In particular Zwigoff's drama among other things tells when someone feels something like 'I can only count on one 'thing' in this world: no matter what, it'll always be here'. But, suddenly it's not there anymore. Well, the setting used to show the demise of such last certainty is used also for something major in the movie's very last scene adding mystery to the developing mess...

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Groovy (gnarly) days

    Since the 2009 book by Pynchon is also a tribute to The Long Goodbye , I guess PTA could not believe his eyes seeing the chance, to metaphorically bow once more, through a film based on such a tribute, to his idol Robert Altman. In my view, it's like PTA satisfies an urge to leapfrog backwards over Boogie Nights times, with his last film's components (let's call like that for example Joanna Newsom's voice-over, Katherine Waterston's bare

  • Leviathan



    A film that begins as a story of a kind that's already been presented at the cinema, about a land expropriation case. But in the course of the film, something else gradually starts to show up about the characters (those who are enduring the expropriation): in particular, some events happen, but, deliberately, the director refrains from revealing them completely. A film with a substantial screenplay (which, as an added value, makes it a supremely accessible film, by far the most…