MatteoClassicF

MatteoClassicF

“Film is one if three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.”
― Frank Capra

Favorite films

  • King Kong
  • Vertigo
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Citizen Kane

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  • The Piano Teacher

    ★★★★★

  • The Lost Patrol

    ★★★½

  • Lisa and the Devil

    ★★★★

  • A Bay of Blood

    ★★★★½

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  • The Piano Teacher

    The Piano Teacher

    ★★★★★

    The uncomfortable voyeurism to which Michael Haneke commits us expresses a psychosexual restraint that in suffocating measures emerges in a reactionary desperation to complex behaviors that beyond sexual repression is an exercise in empathy. It is the calming presence that connects a terrifyingly intense ambiguity and communicates through monstrously effective performances.

    A student falls in love with his teacher, a woman who drags him into a world of total control and perverse sex.

    Controversial is not the first word that…

  • The Lost Patrol

    The Lost Patrol

    ★★★½

    The psychological conflict is the main battle that explores the characteristics that manage to open a space in the relationship of the characters in extreme and tense situations, being a drama that lacks the narrative concerns of war cinema ends up relying on the dialectic and those subtle developments are able to access a momentary extension of suspense.

    During World War I, a group of British soldiers find themselves lost in the middle of the Mesopotamian desert.

    Starting from an…

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  • A Bay of Blood

    A Bay of Blood

    ★★★★½

    The unrestrained brutality mixes energetically with the visual power that ensures a mysterious atmosphere, creates different rules that order a structure that forces to rely on stylized violence and gradually develops the plot always balancing the liters of blood with the dark suspense that provides the necessary pauses.

    A bay, object of desire of several ambitious characters, will be the fatal space where a chain of deaths caused by sadistic murders will take place.

    It is the most imitated horror…

  • Lisa and the Devil

    Lisa and the Devil

    ★★★★

    The bizarre visual compositions and classic narrative clichés open the doors to a dark romanticism that disturbs reality, alters the logical perspective and bewitches the senses, the narrative converges from a range of themes that enrich the surreal horror harmonizing the gothic elegance of the set design, it is a macabre tale of obsessive love and a morbid mental labyrinth.

    Lisa, a German tourist on vacation in Toledo, gets lost in the city. Luckily, she is picked up by an…