[Getting hyped for the concert this Saturday]
"As Mil e Uma Noites" is the latest film by the Portuguese Miguel Gomes, a director who already caught my special attention with his "Tabu", which also received very positive appreciation, in Portugal and internationally. His new work, a trilogy amassing 381 minutes divided in 3 Volumes, debuted at Cannes, at the Director’s Fortnight, having been considered for Palm d’Or but its sheer duration would be problematic for the festival’s agenda. Meanwhile, it has already won some prizes, such as…
"And to drink Gentleman? You're going to want to get good and f*cked up before this meal."
Intelligent, dense and hilarious, full of sub-plots that intentionally make it confusing, making us feel like we're "tripping" like the protagonist - the amazing Joaquin Phoenix, who was once again ignored by the Oscars, year after year. I think one day there will be a year that it's just too obvious how great Phoenix really is compared to the others, and finally gets…