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About Endlessness (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): About Absurdness

Roy Andersson’s latest film “About Endlessness”, which won the Silver Lion award for Best Direction when it was shown at the 2019 Venice International Film Festival, is as dry, absurd, and melancholic as you can expect from his work. Again, … Continue reading

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Luxor (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she wanders around in Luxor

“Luxor” is a slow and tentative romance drama which suggests a lot with its distinctive local atmosphere to remember. Although the movie does not tell that much about the old past between its two main characters, what is subtly and … Continue reading

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City Hall (2020) ☆☆☆☆(4/4): Of a city and its government

I must confess that I cannot help but become very, very, very nervous whenever I have to watch and review the latest work from Frederick Wiseman, a great documentary filmmaker who has never stopped in his long, illustrious career although … Continue reading

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Of a house and the city

“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is a seemingly simple but surprisingly rich and powerful drama packed with mood and details to be savored and admired. Although I must confess that it took some time for me to become … Continue reading

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