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  • Bacurau

    Bacurau

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    β€œBacurau,” written and directed by Brazilian filmmakers Kleber MendonΓ§a Filho and Juliano Dornelles, is no doubt a political effort, following the path set by MendonΓ§a Filho’s previous works such as β€œAquarius” and β€œNeighbouring Sounds.”

    With the election of current president Jair Bolsonaro, the political atmosphere in Brazil has become less supportive of art as a means of boosting the economy, something that often leads to the death of film industries in other countries. In β€œBacurau,” Kleber MendonΓ§a and Dornelles tackle…

  • Blood and Black Lace

    Blood and Black Lace

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    From the 90s-sitcom-esque opening credits, spattered with bokeh, and backed by a sensual score, one can tell this will be a stylized extravaganza of lust and mystique.

    Italian director Mario Bava’s β€œBlood and Black Lace” (1964) centers around the murder of Isabella (Francesca Ungaro), one of many models employed by a fashion house. When it is revealed Isabella kept a diary detailing the transgressions of her fellow employees, all of her coworkers become potential suspects, as her murderer remains at…

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  • Funny Games

    Funny Games

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    where was the funny?? :(

  • The Dictator

    The Dictator

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    Not very funny. Not very smart.

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  • The Queen's Gambit

    The Queen's Gambit

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    Anya Taylor-Joy

  • Streetwise

    Streetwise

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    Wish there were more documentaries like this these days rather than all the cash grab mini-series Netflix has been putting out.