Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) – Revisit

Seven SamuraiSeven Samurai: there may be a few films which are as good as Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece, but not one that is better. Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven (1960) – Revisit

The Magnificent SevenThe Magnificent Seven: John Sturges’ classic western is one of the most entertaining films ever made, period. Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven (2016)

The Magnificent Seven 2016The Magnificent Seven: Antoine Fuqua has a widely known (and frankly, very dear, doubly so) road map to follow, but gets magnificently lost on his way. Continue reading

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The Player (1992)

The PlayerThe Player: Robert Altman offers two for the price of one: first, a low-key thriller, a second, a biting satire (or is it?) of the film industry itself. Continue reading

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Aquarius (2016)

AquariusAquarius: Kleber Mendonça Filho’s film is an interesting experience; it’s beautifully conceived (one can see there’s a thinking mind behind it), Continue reading

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El Dorado

El DoradoEl Dorado: it’s rare for a film to have the level of entertainment level of this Howard Hawks‘ classic western. Continue reading

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Jules and Dolores (O Roubo da Taça)

O Roubo da TaçaJules and Dolores: Caito Ortiz’s work is lightweight entertainment, a farce inspired by real facts Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek BeyondStar Trek Beyond: Justin Lin’s entry to the franchise is, at times, surprisingly and pleasurably low-key; Continue reading

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie CoyleThe Friends of Eddie Coyle: Peter Yates’ drama is low-key, tight, efficient and a bit cold, even, but not less engaging because of it. Continue reading

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Only Angels Have Wings – Revisit

Only Angels Have WingsOnly Angels Have WingsHoward Hawks‘ film is really engaging and entertaining; even at a Continue reading

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