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  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Yi Yi
  • Casino

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  • Song of Love

    ★★★★½

  • Pink Narcissus

    ★★★

  • Fox and His Friends

    ★★★★

  • Run of the Arrow

    ★★★★

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  • Song of Love

    Song of Love

    ★★★★½

    Tan osada como cruda como matizada. Es increíble que sea de 1950.

  • Pink Narcissus

    Pink Narcissus

    ★★★

    Una película asfixiantemente bonita, convertida, a golpe de decorados, iluminación y etalonaje en una tarta de nata y fresa a la que quedarse mirando. Estoy convencido de que algunas imágenes tienen a Las zapatillas rojas como influencia básica.
    Las imágenes de mariposas y espejos al comienzo me hicieron creer que esto iba a tratar de los viejos temas de autodescubrimiento y transformación. Puede que así sea, pero yo la describiría más bien como una serie de fantasías eróticas que desfilan,…

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  • The Story of a Cheat

    The Story of a Cheat

    ★★★★½

    Don't show this movie to people who're starting to appreciate film and have learnt the Hitchcock "show-don't-tell" rule. Once that rule has been assimilated enough to admit exceptions to it, Le Roman d'un Tricheur might serve as a proof of the image power to go beyond storytelling: if that role is left to a voice over, then what's seen, far from being redundant, gets richer in details (gestures, glances, light) that are free to exist by themselves without the duty…

  • Highway 301

    Highway 301

    ★★★★

    It brings to mind Walsh's style and sequence building, but not his themes and characters; or, to put it another way, it's a pretty tight Warner thriller.
    We'll always follow the character who does the step by step process of sneaking in, running away, watching out for something or whatever is happening, which allows for a show of precise filmmaking.