Daily Archives: November 1, 2020

David Byrne’s American Utopia (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An exuberant concert film presented by Byrne and Lee

“David Byrne’s American Utopia”, which was released on HBO in last month, gave me one of the most exuberant experiences I ever had during this year. Although I must tell you first that I am not that familiar with the … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): As he records with his colleagues

Documentary film “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You”, which came out shortly before his twentieth studio album of the same name was released in last month, gives us a close look on the artistic process of Springsteen and his regular backing … Continue reading

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Vitalina Varela (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): There is nothing for her here, but…

Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa’s latest film “Vitalina Varela” is an austerely reticent but strikingly haunting piece of work. I must confess that I checked some other reviews after watching it because I was not so sure about what it was … Continue reading

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