Gabriel Machado

Gabriel Machado

These are the kind of thoughts that kept me out of the really good schools.

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  • A Madona de Cedro

    A Madona de Cedro

    ★★★

    Carlos Coimbra fez a montagem de O Pagador de Promessas, e depois da festinha em Cannes também filmou O Santo Milagroso como diretor, que é uma comédia bem simpática e pouco vista com grande parte do elenco original e que repete muitos dos mesmos elementos embora levando mais pro lado da farsa, e se você for ler A Madona de Cedro do Antonio Callado (recomendo), faz sentido que tenha sido adaptado em seguida ainda nesse contexto de ressaca pós-Palma de…

  • Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood

    Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood

    ★★½

    Well, shit, let's make a movie. It has that same do-it-yourself quality of something like Carnival of Souls (also by a one-off director), except it's not good. It is, however, very interesting as pure grindhouse esoterica and outsider art curio.

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  • The Negro Soldier

    The Negro Soldier

    ★★

    "The treatment accorded to the Negro during the Second World War marks, for me, a turning point in the Negro's relation to America. To put it briefly, and somewhat too simply, a certain hope died, a certain respect for white Americans faded. One began to pity them, or to hate them. You must put yourself in the skin of a man who is wearing the uniform of his country, is a candidate for death in its defense, and who is…

  • Go Ahead, Brazil!

    Go Ahead, Brazil!

    ★★★

    "Hoje, uma página virada na história de um país que não pode perder a perspectiva do futuro."

    Gol da Tchecoslováquia.