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El Camino (A Breaking Bad Movie) review

The series has meticulously built the psychological portrait of its characters for 5 seasons (Walter White’s long path to violence, Walter-Jesse relationship on the master-student axis, father-son, and these are, of course, only two examples from many), leading to a mastery of – it would seem – simple cause and effect narrative and a logical change slowly taking place inside the characters. Meanwhile, the film doesn’t have time for this.

Pain and Glory: Sentimental Autobiography

If someone asked me to describe in one word the character of Pedro Almodóvar’s cinema, I would say that it is sentimental. I could also invite that person to the Pain and Glory screening – a movie which is not only autotherapeutically approaching the artist’s biography, but also telling about the relationship between cinema and memories.

Postcard from Hollywood 69′

In his ninth full-length movie, Quentin Tarantino returns to the idea he played before in the Inglourious Basterds (2009). Against the backdrop of real, historical events, he builds a fictional story, slowly connecting puzzle pieces together for the construction of alternative reality. Here’s how a gu

Dead Don’t Die, Viewers Fall Asleep

Fans of Jim Jarmusch’s works perfectly remember the famous scene of prison break in Down by Law (1986). This scene – in which the act of escape was thrown out of the movie diegesis, and the action typical of detective story was left only to the imagination of the viewers – became one of the unwritten manifestos of slow cinema, and Jarmusch was granted the status of one of the godfathers of the trend, which soon will change cinema, returning a believe in the power of narration to the creators.