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Pablo Villaça

Pablo Villaça
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 18% Rodin (2017) An irregular yet effective movie. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
5/5 67% 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 84% 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 50% 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
5/5 100% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2017) 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 93% 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 15% 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 78% Final Portrait (2017) 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 31% 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 85% 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 89% 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 17% 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 86% 24 Frames (2017) 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 82% 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 74% 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 71% 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 91% 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
3/5 85% Lion (2016) The movie tells a real story that it's interesting in its beginning and in its ending, but not in its terribly boring second act. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2017
5/5 93% Logan (2017) Although it's a "super-hero movie", Logan is not about action, but about characters and their relationships. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
1/5 18% Assassin's Creed (2016) It doesn't understand an adaptation has to work independently from its original source. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2017
5/5 95% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) It combines Chan-wook's best obsessions: his aesthetic virtuosity, his dark sense of humor, his interest of sex as an unstoppable force and his characters penchant for vengeance. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2017
1/5 30% Passengers (2016) The film could've been written by one of those dudes who are always complaining about "how women only like bad guys and never look at the nice ones". [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
4/5 96% Moana (2016) The Disney princesses are always a curious reflection of the changes on social paradigms. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2017
1/5 15% Incarnate (2016) A pile of cliches under a mountain of stupidity. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2017
4/5 95% Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (2016) It has one of the most memorable shots of 2016. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2016
4/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) It's a film about artists and those who aspire to be; about regrets; about past loves that, seen in the light of present pains, begin to sound like lost opportunities. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
4/5 97% Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) The film finds a delicate balance between the somber and the fun. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2016
2/5 88% Blood Father (2016) It would've been a straight-to-video thing if its star wasn't named 'Mel Gibson'. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2016
4/5 68% Swiss Army Man (2016) Farting as self-acceptance. That's a sentence I never thought I'd write in a piece of film criticism. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2016
4/5 43% Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni) (2016) I'll be very surprised if this beautiful movie doesn't have Resnais' My American Uncle as one of its main inspirations. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2016
2/5 62% Rudderless (2014) It contains the seed of a much better film that is left unexplored. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016
4/5 95% Sing Street (2016) Its levity and humor are made stronger by the underlining pain of the characters. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2016
4/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Rogue Ones establishes its own identity while fitting perfectly in the Star Wars universe. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2016
1/5 19% Yoga Hosers (2016) This is what happens when you merge a writer who doesn't have anything to say and a director who can't frame a single shot. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
5/5 86% The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) It understands how adolescence is a period of anxieties provoked by prosaic desires. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
4/5 93% Blue Jay (2016) A touching movie that understands how time transforms us. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
5/5 95% Manchester by the Sea (2016) What definites Manchester by the Sea is its humanity. [Full review in Portuguese.]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016