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2015: "The Best" - A SYNTHESIS

by José Neves
2015: "The Best" - A SYNTHESIS by José Neves
This selection of the selection only includes premiered and unreleased unseen films, viewed in movie theaters and suitable cinema screens (with one exception, the admirable Filippos Koutsaftis film). If the year of production is relevant, it will not be as a selection criteria of the movies one liked most to see in a year. A small round by the lists that are appearing, lead us to the dead end of referencing the same, in constant repetition with some simple changes in the hierarchical count. Exactly the same films on a dance chair, which makes us realize the immense media power of distributors and their advisers – called cultural journalists… Read more

This selection of the selection only includes premiered and unreleased unseen films, viewed in movie theaters and suitable cinema screens (with one exception, the admirable Filippos Koutsaftis film). If the year of production is relevant, it will not be as a selection criteria of the movies one liked most to see in a year.

A small round by the lists that are appearing, lead us to the dead end of referencing the same, in constant repetition with some simple changes in the hierarchical count. Exactly the same films on a dance chair, which makes us realize the immense media power of distributors and their advisers – called cultural journalists and ,inclusive, critics – as well as the common denominator of taste. Therefore, “those” 10,20 or 30 films are the films that one should see and that matter and the rest is to despise and even worse, to ignore its existence. So whether in magazines and movie sites, wether in magazines for the “bourgeois good taste,” where a movie a disc a restaurant a gourmet dish or a bottle of wine are equivalent, the choices are exactly the same, from the Anglo Saxon to the French, achieving the consumerism a triumph where History created a fracture.

by no order.

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