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  • The Dictator

    The Dictator

    ★½

    Scavenger Hunt 40 — July 2018 | Film #12
    Watch a film featuring a dictatorship

    Why are you guys so anti-dictatorship? Imagine if America was a dictatorship! You could let 1% of the people have all the nation’s wealth. You could help your rich friends get richer by cutting their taxes and bailing them out when they gamble and lose. You could ignore the needs of the poor for health-care and education. Your media would appear free; but would secretly…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain a few movie references and music terminology.

    - Negative things can serve as motivation.
    - No, there´s only motivation or there isn´t. There´s no such thing as that.

    I start by quoting the words I said during a presentation to my Psychology teacher 8 years ago. He closed my point right there, leaving the 40 students in the classroom in a state of meditation and doubt. Anyone could have read their faces as Could it be?

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★★

    Hoop-Tober III: Monsters, Gore and many Ghosts | Film #2

    The Summer Of Directors Challenge: #70 Tobe Hooper

    This is a masterpiece.

    I wasn't even close to the half of it when I knew that this was one work of well done art.

    The direction is greatly done, it follows a perfect sequence and takes us to the points that matter, also providing lingering moments when focusing on details.

    The lead characters are fascinating in their own. Leatherface is the…

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★★

    Asian Cinema Challenge 2018:
    WEEK 3 - 100 Korean Films

    Oldboy is the second film of Park Chan Wook's Vengeance Trilogy. It tells the story of Oh Daesu and how he was locked in a room for 15 years with apparently no reason at all, until one day he's set free and sets himself into a quest to look that person who made him a prisioner and why.

    On the first minutes of the film we are introduced to Oh…