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SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Very few films have the chance to surprise us as audience members anymore. After Jude Apatow made “dramedies” appealing to regular audiences, many directors have tried to approach the genre…

SKYFALL

Deconstruct: to identify and examine the basic elements or parts of something. Reinvent: to make as if for the first time something already invented. These two words cannot describe better Sam…

WRECK IT RALPH

We all have felt out of place at some point in our lives. And in Disney’s new animated feature this analogy couldn’t be more literal: what happens when a character…

CLOUD ATLAS

Sometimes movies show nothing but people running around with guns and car chases. Sometimes they are about much more, and can inspire us and make us take a look at…

SAMSARA

SAMSARA means “continuous flow”, defined in Buddhism as the cycle of life. And I can’t think of a better name for this film: is a visual, non-linear, exploration of the human…

Frankenweenie

If somebody had told me 20 years ago I’d be watching a Black and White film intended for young audiences by Disney I probably wouldn’t have believe it. But this…

Looper

  Past, Present, Future. What if the line that separates them became invisible? How would one affect the other? What lengths would you go to change your life? These are some…

Paranorman

What does it take (and mean) to be “normal”? As this might sound as a one end question, PARANORMAN does a great work proving that standing out, even if not by a…

Bonsai

Melancholy can play tricks on ourselves when it becomes the prism of choice to look through our memories. Beloved events become heightened in scale, and unfinished stories feel like the last…

TED

  Don’t be fooled by its simplistic premise: like an old school video game that doesn’t look like much until you play it, Ted is not a film just about…

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