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  • Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender

    Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender

    Compelling; mostly because doing an interesting doc about Mercury isn't that hard: He was so outspoken that almost in every interview he gave meaty material about his dynamics with the band and his own way of life. One mourns his loss today, but could not imagine what twitter and social media would make of him. Or maybe yes...I hate our time.

  • La Cienaga

    La Cienaga

    ★★★★

    Begins with a disrupting lynchian soundscape: the clink of the ice in the glass, the chairs by the side of a swimming pool being dragged for a more discomforting effect...right from the beginning there's something in the way it's made that keeps the viewer in constant unbalance. A sense of an organism in a state of decay; a family unit in which adults are for the most part alcoholized and the children become the caretakers. A storm approaches and the…

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  • Finding Your Feet

    Finding Your Feet

    ★★

    Of course, this comes along the same line of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Yes, old people deserve their own genre too, but just try to make it less corny and cliche and more fun and soulful.

  • The Nun

    The Nun

    ★★½

    Schlocky as expected, but nobody gets cheated by it; It's a honest genre film with the right amount of spooky atmosphere and cheap thrills. Of course, there's nothing of interest about characters or drama (I had no idea this is another horror spin-off like Annabelle) and you invariably doubt that there's someone out there that really cares. It's the kind of horror film in which a character walks through the fog at night holding a lantern on his hand; when…