9º – The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2017)A respectful doctor nurtures a strange relationship of friendship with a mysterious teenager. The plot gains its strength when that doctor’s family begins to fall ill without explanation and that mysterious adolescent brings up the gloomy secrets of the past. As crazy as all the other films by the brilliant Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ uses a slow pace to tell his story. Little by little, we discover the real motivations of each character contained in the film, as we formulate our own theories for what is pulsating on screen. A great film that, it is worth saying, is not recommended for all audiences.
8º – A Quiet Place (John Krasinski, 2018)In a post-apocalyptic world in which human beings are forced to live hidden from creatures that hunt for sound, a family struggles for survival, facing the most diverse problems. Good option, ‘A Quiet Place’ works with a gloomy plot permeated with twists and turns, elevating incredible scenes and an intermittent suspense.
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