Category Archives: Teoría Cinematográfica

Film of the Day: The Straight Story (1999)

BY ROGER EBERT / October 15, 1999 The first time I saw “The Straight Story,” I focused on the foreground and liked it. The second time I focused on the background, too, and loved it. The movie isn’t just about the … Continue reading

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Film of the Day: Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In BY ROGER EBERT / September 29, 2010 “Let Me In,” like the Swedish film that inspired it, deals brutally with the tragic life of the vampire. It’s not all fun, games and Team Edward. No lifestyle depending on … Continue reading

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Antichrist (2009) by Lars von Trier

Dense, shocking, and thought-provoking, Lars von Trier’s Antichrist is a film which calls for careful analysis. This web-exclusive exchange between Film Quarterly editor Rob White and philosopher Nina Power is meant as a first attempt at the in-depth debate that this major film deserves. … Continue reading

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The Enigmatic Mr. Lynch

The world of explanations and reasons is not that of existence. A circle is not absurd. It is clearly explicable by the rotation of a segment of a straight line around one of its extremities. But a circle doesn’t exist … Continue reading

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Breaking, Making, and Killing Time in Pulp Fiction

Kevin Howley, DePauw University, USA In an essay written in 1964 titled “Are Movies Going to Pieces?” Pauline Kael laments what she calls the “creeping Marienbadism” of contemporary cinema. With characteristic wit and pointed prose, Kael laments the death of … Continue reading

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Film of the Day: Vertigo

I´m a huge fan of this film and of Hitchcock in particular wich is why you may see a lot of his work featured in this blog. I thought Vertigo was a great way to start. Hitchcock’s Vertigo The collapse … Continue reading

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Life or something like it (Michael Haneke)

Since I dedicated an entire post about his films on my other blog, I decided to dig a little deeper into his work and found this very good article on one of his films. I hope you enjoy it. Michael … Continue reading

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