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  • Colour Poems
  • The Day He Arrives
  • Until Tomorrow, Comrades
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  • Young Mr. Cunhal

    ★★★★

  • A Pleasure, Comrades!

    ★★½

  • The Exterminating Angels

  • Arrival

    ★★½

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  • Young Mr. Cunhal

    Young Mr. Cunhal

    ★★★★

    Curioso objecto que vem de fora do PCP, procurando celebrá-lo - e isso nota-se. Há um claro traço anticomunista na bibliografia que lhe serve de base - principalmente a biografia da autoria de Pacheco Pereira, mas outros livros e revistas se vêm na mesa - (as sucessivas caracterizações de pessoas como "líderes", a caracterização da situação política que antecede a 2ª Guerra Mundial e da relação entre PCP e PCUS), mas ela, estranhamente, é utilizada para o elogio, algo que,…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★½

    I'm torn between "interesting concept but insufficient execution" and "not an interesting enough concept". Indeed, the idea of cinema allowing the sort of time-bending that the script asks for (and making the area where the scientists meet with the aliens look like a film theatre is a very alluring touch) is somewhat lost in the middle of scientific and military mumbo-jumbo and when it actually starts to happen it's just for the sake of "saving the world" and paradoxically constitutes…

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  • Butterfly

    Butterfly

    ★★★★

    The film seemed nice and all, but I couldn't really appreciate it because some assholes kept walking in front of the screen during the screening.

  • Resident Evil: Afterlife

    Resident Evil: Afterlife

    ★★★★½

    The saga continues its depiction of the death of art in a world dominated by corporations. We see the Hollywood sign destroyed, most of the survivors are somehow connected to the movie industry and the one that isn't (Luther, the baseball player who makes watch commercials) is still recognised, showing how even in a world where real art is being destroyed people still care about celebrities. Art vanishes but celebrities don't die - "Starpower, bitch!". There is also Paul W.…