• Speech/Acts: A Dialectical Comedy

    Speech/Acts: A Dialectical Comedy

    There is a clear difference between remixing for swag and handling with care and genuinity what you choose to remix (and Jacob clearly knows that).

  • Strangers on a Train

    Strangers on a Train

    Seen in Cinemateca Portuguesa, which provided on hell of an experience.

  • FLCL

    FLCL

    ★★★★½

    Self-aware dementia greatness! Perfectly mixes style and substance and achieves to have surprisingly deep undertones, mostly about the path of maturing towards adulthood. Characters feel organic in their characterization even in such an absurd setting. That's where its magic lies. Flawless usage of the medium.

  • Perfect Blue

    Perfect Blue

    ★★★★½

    The consequences of illusions caused by objetification in the media that can lead people into escapism and obsession, leaving the victim of the problem suffering terribly from anxiety inducing alienation. A gripping movie that will take you to an immersive, nerve-wracking trip.

  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday

    ★★★★½

    Organic. Simple themes treated with finesse. Great directing with huge attention to detail, with an outstanding portrayal of body language. A hopeful look into nostalgia and introspection.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    ★★★★★

    I've rewatched the series fewer times than "The End" but that isn't just because of the runtime. While Eva's emotional climax was as good as it was, Anno found the need to make this.

    When I was younger, I used to spend days defending the Eva series as one of the most important, revolutionary and deeply personal works ever created, so I don't really want to get overboard here: The End of Eva not only showcases an enhancing of everything…