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  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

    Perfume: The Story of a Murderer


    "Perfume: the Story of a Murderer" is a film in which you cannnot be sure where it is going. Its narrative labyrinth is playful and witty when formulated, but seeing it, his director Tom Tykwer goes up and down without being careful, risking more than he could handle. The best way to understand this is to read the original novel on which it is based, written by Patrick Suskind, and unfortunately it is one of those that are practically unrealizable…

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon


    It does not matter if a movie is mainstream or cult, if it is a blockbuster or auteur cinema, the appearance of good content is fundamental and "Love, Simon" does not make the deal. Its realization consists of very specific indications on the storyboard and neither its drama, nor its suspense nor the romances are authentic. It is not the multiple stereotypes such as teen parties, alcohol, pop songs, confessions of love in public, painful deceptions with friends and romantic…

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name


    When I entered the movie theater I already had an idea of the movie I was about to watch. My dad accompanied me, and I just told him: "it will be a romantic drama". Neither he nor I measured that we were about to see something of the size that "Call Me by Your Name" represents. Watching the movie, we smiled so much, sobbing, arguing, pointing, and even shouting. When we finished we were happy and we knew that, as…

  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette


    Rarely have I seen a biographical drama with the style that Sofia Coppola injects with so much substance in the life of Marie Antoinette, the so-called less understood queen that France had. In our mind when we hear this name, we immediately relate it to her irresponsibility, her disinterest in the kingdom and her uncontrollable parties and expenses that she made in Versailles along with the nobility, at the cost of the hunger of hundreds of thousands of French people.…