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  • L'Argent
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • The Birds
  • Touch of Evil

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  • The Third Lover

    ★★★★

  • French Connection II

    ★★★

  • The Tall Men

    ★★★★

  • Conquest

    ★★★

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  • An Affair to Remember

    An Affair to Remember

    Texto publicado no OCA-UFF:

    "Não só a largura dos ambientes e a variedade de texturas do CinemaScope energizam o impulso romântico no trabalho de Leo McCarey, descrevendo um mundo sensível que está sempre ameaçando escapar de nós pelas bordas, como trazem também uma série de problemas de duração temporal e posição dos personagens que estimulam o diretor a resolver cada sequência com inventividade redobrada. Muitas vezes o cineasta chega até a rejeitar o campo-contracampo simples num diálogo, preferindo concentrar os…

  • A Time to Love and a Time to Die

    A Time to Love and a Time to Die

    ★★★★½

    Escrevi um pouco sobre o filme aqui.

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    So negative and corrosive. The gore is very 80's but Carpenter shoots it like a true demonic event we should take seriously. I just realized now how weighty these images are, with flames, shadows and the paranoic look on those men's eyes. We really can't take full control over mother Nature - and so Kurt Russell says "just trust God".

  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★★★

    Not only Shyamalan's most perverse film (redesigning its possibilities until the very end), but the one where he gives himself the final title of a perverse storyteller, like his fellow title character. He can say whatever he wants, this still is a highly controlled fantasy environment and from there only the mastermind can give a final note, the guy who knows myths and comic books, the guy who knows how to switch perspectives inside the action, the guy who actually…