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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 35% Fahrenheit 451 (2018) A lot of smoke, but no fire at all. [Full review in Portuguese]‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
3/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) The movie's light tone of an uncompromising and humorous adventure may reflect the fact this is the first film in the series to be completely free of the drama of the most problematic family in the galaxy.‐ Cinema em Cena
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
4/5 88% 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 97% 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 17% 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 91% 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 98% 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 77% Gabriel and the Mountain (Gabriel e a montanha) (2018) 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 23% Rodin (2018) 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 74% 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 67% 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 46% 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