i haven’t seen the theatrical version directed by richard lester -the man behind two of the absurdist and surreal ventures of the beatles into film- i do know of the infamous manifestations of his wacky sense of humor through superman’s made up powers (i.e., a freaking cellophane logo that incapacitates enemies and a superkiss that wipes your memory). although lester’s vision sounds like something i’d unironically enjoy, the fact that we’re able to watch the original director’s intention for the…
i'm no longer here tells the story of ulises, a cumbia dancing mexican teenager who flees to the united states after having a dispute with a violent gang. with his life and his family threatened, he leaves the barrio, but the barrio never leaves him.
it's an extremely unique coming-of-age flick, that perfectly portrays themes of alienation, homesickness, and identity.
the narrative is captivating, with its slow-burn pacing and constant jumps in time, deep sociopolitical commentary and depiction of people…
Spider-Man 2 is the most influential movie of my life. I'm not even kidding. Some of my personality traits were directly influenced by the superhero's core-values.
I revisited this movie trying to analyze it in a more objective way, in order to recognize its flaws, rather than thinking of it as the most amazing movie that ever existed like I did in my childhood years.
And I generally did not succeed. I was still amused by the corny dialogue, the…