Varilux French Cinema Festival

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  Curitiba is hosting, from April 9 to April 16, the 5th edition of the Varilux French Cinema Festival. The Festival hopes to attract an estimated audience of 100,000 people in 45 different Brazilian cities that will be featuring the event, including Curitiba. The Festival opened to the public in Curitiba on Wednesday, April 9, in the movie theaters More...

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On December 19, 2013

Arab Film Festival Opens with Brazilian Film

  Brazilian and Latin American films with Arab themes never seen before in Brazil will be exhibited in São Paulo beginning on February 3. The productions will be shown at the Premiere ICArabe Film Festival. More...

Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips
On December 17, 2013

Captain Phillips

FILM REVIEW By B. Michael Rubin If you’ve ever wondered what real pirates look like, as opposed to the Johnny Depp kind, you should see the new Tom Hanks film, Captain Phillips (Capitão Phillips). Not only More...

Glória Pires
On October 12, 2013

Rare Flowers

  FILM REVIEW  By B. Michael Rubin Rare Flowers (Flores Raras) is the rare movie that engages its audience while addressing some difficult issues: alcoholism, fame, and the fragile emotions of women in love. More...

Brazilian Filmmaker Aly Muritiba
On September 26, 2013

Biennial International Film Festival of Curitiba

  On September 24, the FICBIC (International Film Festival of Curitiba Biennial) commenced, taking place in five of the city’s theaters until the 29th of September. The program features an international exhibition More...

Zoe Kazan
On September 4, 2013

Movie Picks

  Here are some excellent recent movies available at your local DVD store in Curitiba: The Words (As Palavras) – Drama. Bradley Cooper (Oscar nominated for Silver Linings Playbook) and Zoe Saldana (Avatar) More...

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On July 30, 2013

Superman: Man of Steel

FILM REVIEW By B. Michael Rubin It’s summer in the US and that can only mean one thing in Hollywood vocabulary – summer “blockbuster” movies. Blockbusters are American movies with large budgets and big More...
On April 23, 2013

Ginger & Rosa

FILM REVIEW By B. Michael Rubin British writer/director Sally Potter’s seventh feature film, Ginger & Rosa, came to Curitiba recently. Ms. Potter, although well-known in England and on the international More...

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On April 12, 2013

Love and Other Drugs

  DVD Review Romantic films that depend on a fatal illness are too obvious. The goal of these films seems to be only to make the audience cry. There have been many movies like this, such as Autumn in New York, More...

Sami Gayle as the teen prostitute in a scene from Detachment
On April 7, 2013
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DVD REVIEW By B. Michael Rubin For those people who believe that all public high schools in the US are excellent, here’s a movie that will change your mind. Oscar-winner Adrien Brody stars as a teacher in More...