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  • Kagero-za
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  • Bijou

    ★★★★½

  • Copacabana Mon Amour

    ★★★★

  • The Servant

    ★★★★½

  • The Long Day Closes

    ★★★★★

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  • Bijou

    Bijou

    ★★★★½

    Found the selection of music in this quite interesting and relevant to what eventually unfolds to not mention it; the two most notable tracks within their respective sequences, Holst's Mars, The Bringer of War and Zep's reinterpretation of Babe, I’m gonna leave you, seem to build a kind of impatient thrust, pure macho bravado channeled through music that the popular consciousness recognizes as lamenting violence, anguish and defeat. They set a rather ominous mood, but it's eventually contrasted with a…

  • Copacabana Mon Amour

    Copacabana Mon Amour

    ★★★★

    "Thus, immobilised by the country's abject poverty, the idiot staggers under sun, booze and magic, until one day he ends our obvious need for samba, necrophilia and wistfulness. The sun of Copacabana maddening certain Brazilians in fractions of seconds, leaving us oversexed, astonished and stupefied. Supernatural forces paralyze us... we, starving phantoms of the planet."

    A nation under the influence, a nation possessed, a nation divided; the land of contradictions grappling with its identity, contemplating its own sense of belonging,…

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  • Güeros

    Güeros

    ★★★★½

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    Güeros

    ★★★★½

    “¡Puto cine mexicano! Agarran unos pinches pordioseros y filman en blanco y negro y dicen que ya están haciendo cine de arte. Y los chingados directores, no conformes con la humillación de la Conquista, todavía van al Viejo Continente y le dicen a los críticos franceses que nuestro país no es más que un nido de marranos, rotos, diabéticos, agachados, ratoneros, fraudulentos, traicioneros, malacopa, putañeros, acomplejados y precoces.”