Reviews

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Web-series that are not on major streaming platforms are very hard to finance and to complete, because they lack the support of a base that could give them viewers and income. That said, it is very hard to find series that are well-produced, quality-made...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Horror films have dominated the last few years of film productions, being the most prolific genre in filmmaking all around the world. It is a genre that works on specific archetypes of narration, but that relies on how this clichés are managed and staged....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] The most difficult part about writing is that of creating characters that talk, move and feel like real human beings. Actors can add another layer to the work of the writer, bringing their own emotions, face and mimic to complete the portrait. It is...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Classic culture still belongs to us: through its myths and tales it is still able to talk about parts of human beings that are and will be forever with us. Through this short film called "The Symposium" - referring to the banquet told in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Cinema sometimes delves into the most problematic psychologies, giving us the chance to experience stories told from the perspective of twisted characters, under the effect of chaotic stories, bad habits and friendships, intertwined in plots we could never experience in our lives. In this short...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] In some way you always feel it when a film is based on true events, because there's a sensibility that fictional writing can't achieve. In the case of this drama film called "The Elephant In The Room", directed by Allen Freeman, the character of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] If the purpose of a documentary is that to show you how problematic, painful political and social situations really are, it has to be shown from a precise perspective. Television has accustomed us to scenes of poverty and confinement up to the point that...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It is very exciting to be able to track down the process of learning and improving of a young but already award-winning filmmaker. We had previously reviewed the work of Sara Eustáquio and found it very complete for her age. We are now in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] By making invisible things material and material things invisible, cinema can be an actor itself, showing us the most hidden reality: the altered perception of someone in pain or in a struggle to cope with a reality he can't accept. "Claire" by Andrea Silvestro portraits...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] One of the greatest power of cinema is to show people situations outside their normal field of view, by putting them inside a situation they think they know and making them live the emotions of other people. In this documentary about disabilities in the...