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  • The Human Condition

    The Human Condition


    This is my favorite trilogy in the history of cinema, however, I wanted to assume it as a single full-length film and in the same way I wanted to include it in my TOP. The praise for this work is indeterminable, a shocking story and great artistic contribution. In fact my first Kobayashi film was Harakiri, Tatsuya Nakadai was repeating in his main role and fulfilling a great contribution from oriental cinema compared to Kurosawa-Mifune. Kobayashi attacks the reality of…

  • A Page of Madness

    A Page of Madness


    I consider that there are great avant-garde silent films that contributed most to what we see today, some more remarkable than others, masters such as Eisentein and Murnau (the previous two with remarkable works, not as the only type of cinema made) perhaps are to me seem or the ones that come to mind first, geniuses and great contributors.

    I recently visited on two occasions (because it really is very deserved) an atmosphere of a world where there is a…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey


    The change in perception, the turning point that science fiction had, is it not the same function that the monolith fulfilled? A clear change in our generation, a filmic testament that should be taken as inspiration but should not be modified, besides I am a clear defender of what works how it is should not have remakes.

    A science fiction movie with a study of human relationships and its study of being like no other. This is a great point…

  • Stalker



    God, how much love I feel for Tarkovsky and for this film, in fact, the first one that introduced me to the world and universe of this great teacher, and as I read it in a fragment of another giant like Bergman and that I paraphrase it here, Tarkovsky and his Cinema is a key to a world that I always wanted to enter.

    This film was his farewell to his stay in his home and led him into "voluntary"…

  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter


    How many stories do train stations have? Can you imagine how many thoughts and dialogues occur daily? How many loves arise or how many hopes end? This film, in addition to being a great contribution to British cinema, is a beautiful love story that arose from something very unexpected.

    After learning about the great and colossal Lawrence of Arabia [1962] film that followed the making of the review in question, I was very keen to get to know this work…

  • The Travelling Players

    The Travelling Players


    A film that deserved much greater recognition than it had at the time. A work that each year that passes becomes something very valuable and of great importance to society.

    In my life I have managed to broaden my vision about what the different arts are, I have also tried to convey my enthusiasm for this medium of what cinema is to me, which is my favorite. I don't know why I used The Traveling Players as a platform to…

  • L'Eclisse



    I have seen in many descriptions that they call the great Michelangelo Antonioni as the master of composition, this was the great trigger that sparked my interest when viewing its content. I had already had the opportunity to meet him previously, but it was not until today that I decided to mention him.

    His cinema immediately caught my attention by his way of accompanying the characters, always surrounded by a set that is not simply decoration, but as a means…

  • Battleship Potemkin

    Battleship Potemkin


    Criticizing a film as outstanding and important as the predecessor of many current film theories was a very exciting task for me.

    Before entering and detailing Battleship Potemkin it seems to me of great importance to highlight the context within which it was elaborated. Director Sergi Eisenstein, who was so important within this great Russian avant-garde, proposing his well-known film theories of rhythm and montage, who created a radical change of perception in the ways of making films and possessor…

  • The Young and the Damned

    The Young and the Damned


    This film fulfills the role of being one of the forerunners of neo-realist cinema, that current that had its origin in Italy and that stands out for having a very human approach to the reality of society. The expression of poverty, misery and lack of fatherhood that stand out in ‘Los Olvidados’ makes this film a strong criticism of the Mexico of that time.

    Luis Buñuel, who is originally Spanish, managed to capture all the feelings and desires of a…

  • Eternity and a Day

    Eternity and a Day


    A very particular reaction took Alexandre, who after learning of his fatal destiny immerses himself in a series of events among which he possibly tries to fill his life. Alexandre is a writer, who spent his life according to my perception, away from his wife due to this literary work, a person who immersed himself in completing the poem of an outsider and did not want to finish his, despite his undeniable talent. This film had two additional reasons to…

  • In a Year with 13 Moons

    In a Year with 13 Moons


    One of Fassbinder's most personal works, built on a plot that takes action over the course of 5 days and is inspired by the death of a former director's lover. The main protagonist is embodied in such a dramatic way by Volker Spengler that it takes my complete admiration. It portrays the life of Elvira/Erwin a transsexual who, from the beginning of the film, shows how hard his life has been, and who, faced with the abandonment of his current…

  • A Man Escaped

    A Man Escaped


    Bresson, who fulfills his inspiration to try to capture the extraordinary in the eyes, brings us a film based on and inspired by a biographical account and a biblical excerpt (John, 3:8).

    Everything worked in such an appropriate way with an excellent musical setting, which provides us with a perfectly constructed film. In addition to the curious way of making your shots and frames, which fulfill a particular characteristic as they are close to the target shots, either the subject…