It's all in bad taste.
This is a big deal. While the western film cannon which, like it or not, shaped our movie picking practices globe vise, mostly ignored this persecutor to Cinema Novo, it is a box that opened a monumental number of possibilities.
Along with its brother in name( Rio, 100 degrees) it put the first pillar for a stable Brazilian cinematic movement, granted one which would not be noticed over borders until five years later, but one that still signaled a birth…
Just when we thought that we’d seen it all from Holocaust movies, a theme done to death in this day and age, this feature popped up and showed us this unfavorable theme in a fresh and innovative way.
At Auschwitz in 1944, the viewer is put in a situation to literally follow one of the members of a Sonderkommando, a group of selected imprisoned Jews who had the duty of removing the corpses from gas chambers, while he tries to…
Leave it to Michael Haneke to shutter you with confusion and uncertainty.
This is a story of repression, sexual and interpersonal, about exercising fetishes, about sickening obsession and damaged love. Isabelle Huppert is born to do this kind of roles and as expected, she delivers, giving her maximum almost effortlessly. Some scenes won’t leave your head for days, but at the end of the day you will feel enriched for an unforgettable film experience.
Mrs. Stone-face and the master of…