your poor-rating review on the devil inside doesn't suppress my morbid curiosity to watch it.
but i would probably choose the grey despite know how commercial and predictable it could be.
but what other choices i've got there..
I'm into fantasy, reality, vice,
El cine es un momento sagrado. Sentarse en la oscuridad frente a la pantalla es un acto de fe, es experimentar una comunicación directa con el portal de un universo paralelo por el que merodearemos solo al terminar esta vida. En el ahora, la verdadera vida se nos otorga en pequeñas dosis, al dormir y al estar frente a la pantalla, solo en dichos momentos se alcanza la perfecta comunión con el demiurgo y su peculiar creación, y se nos prepara para el sueño eterno.
To live inside a fable, where we can play with time, places and sentiments, a perfect sphere of existence that can only be reached in dreams is a pleasant thought we all cinephiles love to have. As mere mortals, or the infants we still are, we have two ways to conquer that fantasy world, we can either sleep, or we can enter and sit in a dark room, operate a machine and enjoy the ride while we are awake.
All the forms of art are affluents that flow into an infinitely vast ocean called cinema, where all other arts end...this one begins.
It is the seventh art, the art of the 20th century, the art that crosses borders, religions, languages, ethnicities and economical backgrounds. It is formed by image and sound; the same stuff that dreams are made of...
Only a tiny glimpse of the capacities of a daring filmmaker who long ago had the power, will and talent to incite, inspire, repel or seduce audiences with a particular realm of sexuality and the human condition. Bertolucci seems to have come to terms with his age and his poor health condition, something that brings to my mind the loathsome and sad phrase: "geriatric filmmaker". It tries to revisit all his themes, but can't live up to it's creator's reputation. Conventional and tiresome.
Laughs and nostalgia intertwine beautifully in Wilder's explorations of American values and culture. Prostitution, pimping and wife swapping are decorously wrapped in a sweet and cunning manner. The viennese genius never ceases to amaze me.