7º – Our Souls at Night (Ritesh Batra, 2017)A lonely elderly man’s life is completely changed when his lonely neighbor offers him an experience to put aside the figure of loneliness. Together, both will form a beautiful bond, rediscovering many of the pleasures common to existence. ‘Our Souls at Night’ is a pearl, bringing us a sweet story about the meanders of old age. The film still has nothing less than Robert Redford and Jane Fonda commanding the central characters, both with irreproachable performances.
6º – Hold the Dark (Jeremy Saulnier, 2018)A writer of books on nature receives a cry for help from a mother who had had her son taken by wolves in a small icy town. Surprisingly responding to the request, the man goes to the place and starts a hunt for wolves in search of an answer to what had happened. However, everything he will discover goes far beyond what he was prepared for. ‘Hold the Dark’ is an average suspense. His initial proposal and his first 20 minutes work by completely capturing the attention of those watching, with a fascinating mystery atmosphere. However, after this period, the work ends up giving more and more absurd answers, diminishing much of the initial brightness.
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