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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 87% Annihilation (2018) A science fiction that combines aliens and monsters to discuss depression, suicide and self-transformation. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
4/5 96% Black Panther (2018) It's difficult to measure the importance of a film like this - and it's a relief that, besides being so relevant, this is such a great movie. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
5/5 91% Phantom Thread (2018) The film is a mix of chamber narrative and character study, leading the viewer to gradually understand how the oscillation between vulnerability and force is an essential part of the main couple's dynamics. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
2/5 92% Stronger (2017) It oscillates between moments of incredible authenticity and others of embarrassing artificiality. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2018
1/5 16% The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) When the movie is not being obvious, it's being absurd. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018
4/5 92% The Shape of Water (2017) This beautiful fable could be a Disney animation - if it wasn't for the sex and all the graphic violence. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2018
5/5 90% On Body and Soul (A Teströl és Lélekröl) (2018) A love story between a man who gave up on living them and a woman who never even thought she would. [Full review in Portuguese]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2018
3/5 85% Darkest Hour (2017) Not event Oldman's brilliant performance can save the awful screenplay - and the scene in the subway is a perfect summation of the script's many flaws. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2018
5/5 84% The Square (2017) The movie makes the audience laugh while looking covering its eyes in embarrassment for the characters. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
5/5 98% BPM (Beats Per Minute) (120 battements par minute) (2017) It deals with a dense and important subject without forgetting its characters have lives of their own and are capable of laughing and loving (otherwise, what's the point in fighting?). [Full review in Portuguese.] ‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
5/5 80% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) The movie employs its nihilism not as a gratuitous shock, but to tell us something about human nature - even if it repels us in the process. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2017
5/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi brings to the audience something much more complicated for a movie to cause than tears: chills. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
4/5 91% Homicide (1991) The police plot is only a tool for the protagonist to embark on an agonizing journey of self-discovery, leading to an outcome that, like so many others in Mamet's work, is a source of irony. [Full Review in Portuguese] ‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
5/5 91% A Ghost Story (2017) This is a nightmare that revolves around a ghost - not because he's a threat, but rather because he experiences the worst kind of pain: watching your loved one go away while your remain stuck in what you've built together. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
4/5 97% Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017) It could easily turn into a self-aggrandizing fest with Carrey explaining how brillant he is (and he IS); instead, it offers illuminating and humble insights about him and his performance. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2017
4/5 40% Justice League (2017) Even though its main villain is terrible, the heroes are well delineated and the pace keeps the movie entertaining. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
4/5 91% Gerald's Game (2017) Alongside IT, this movie helps turning 2017 into The Year of King. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
5/5 75% Gabriel and the Mountain (Gabriel e a montanha) (2017) Moving and tragic, it still celebrates the life of its (real) protagonist. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/5 87% Wind River (2017) Although it collapses in the third act, what comes before it is gripping and complex. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
5/5 90% Blade Runner (1982) Probably the best and the richest film by Ridley Scott. But what makes it so powerful? Well, here we go. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2017
3/5 16% Rodin (2017) An irregular yet effective movie. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
5/5 69% mother! (2017) mother! is an unpleasant experience. Frequently distressing and gloomy, the movie has a first act that unsettles us, a second one that bothers us and a third one that comes close to being unbearable. I loved it.‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
4/5 85% It (2017) Its force resides in the universality of the horror it portrays. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2017
3/5 45% The Dinner (2017) Not even the great cast can make these characters minimally palatable. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
5/5 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) This beautiful movie and its fabulous actress expose the kind of subtle and poisonous intolerance that can sound almost innocent at first. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
4/5 78% The Beguiled (2017) It's better than Siegel's film in many aspects, not only moral ones. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2017
4/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) It's a movie that chooses to focus on its characters instead of on explosive action sequences. [Full review on Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2017
4/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) Baby Driver is a musical in its purest form; it doesn't matter if the characters don't sing or dance - the movie does it for them. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2017
4/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) It's more admirable for its technical virtuosity than for anything else. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2017
1/5 16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) The biggest neuron killer since tertiary syphilis. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) I hope Sony don't do another reboot for some time now; I'd enjoy following this new iteration of the franchise for a while. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
2/5 72% Final Portrait (2018) The worst trait a movie can present is lack of ambition. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
4/5 99% Get Out (2017) What makes it so efficient is the fact that under all the fantastical elements of its plot resides a horror that's all too real. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2017
3/5 33% From the Land of the Moon (Mal de pierres) (2017) Cotillard doesn't fear embracing the worst aspects of the character. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
4/5 86% Okja (2017) Its lack of subtlety is somewhat endearing, infusing the movie with a youthful charm in its righteous indignation. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
4/5 88% It Comes At Night (2017) It makes the audience leave the theater in angst. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
1/5 16% The Circle (2017) A version of "Snowden" made by people who have no idea what they're talking about. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
3/5 95% 24 Frames (2018) A final work worthy of its creator, it proves Kiarostami, after a brillant carreer of 46 years, was still curious about the Art he dominated so well. [Full review in Portuguese]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
4/5 92% Wonder Woman (2017) Wonder Woman is a perfect reflex of its time. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2017
4/5 83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) It's a movie that shows the confidence of a blockbuster that knows what it has to do to earn the adoration of its audience. [Full review in Portuguese]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
3/5 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) It's surprising how much this franchise improved after it decided to embrace its own stupidity. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
2/5 44% Ghost in the Shell (2017) A shell without a ghost.‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2017
3/5 79% T2 Trainspotting (2017) Even if it doesn't match the urgency of the original, it certainly recaptures its energy. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
5/5 98% Moonlight (2016) A delicate and sensitive masterpiece. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
3/5 92% La La Land (2016) La La Land reflects the classic musicals just like Peter Jackson's The Hobbit reflects The Lord of the Rings: you can recognize the inspiration, but can't avoid thinking the originals were much better. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
2/5 76% Split (2017) Shyamalan obviously understands the concept of suspense, but apparently doesn't know how to apply it anymore. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
5/5 84% Silence (2017) A brilliant reflection about complex themes that always showed up on Scorsese's films but are approached here in new and beautiful ways. [Full review in Portuguese]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
2/5 44% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) A movie that is ashamed of its own nature. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 70% Beauty and the Beast (2017) Does it justifies its own existence beyond being a way of increasing Disney's shares? Oh, yes. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2017
3/5 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Althought it is a funny movie, it occasionally sounds too desperate to show a irreverence that's not always there. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2017