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VALUABLE FILMS... BUT USUALLY OVERRATED

by George O. Kaplan
VALUABLE FILMS... BUT USUALLY OVERRATED by George O. Kaplan
(In some cases these are partially excellent films, or vindicable cause their uniqueness or even necessary films by some reason… but nobody seems to judge their partial weaknesses, imho) A work in progress; and as the opinion mainstreams change gratuitously and capriciously on cycles, like weather, the films on this list can appear and disappear depending of the wind. EXAMPLES (films once overpraised, and years or decades later they have lost most or part of their prestige): Babettes gæstebud (Babette’s Feast) – Gabriel Axel (1987) Shrek – Dreamworks; Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson (2001) PLUS (not on Mubi): Distrito quinto – Julio Coll… Read more

(In some cases these are partially excellent films, or vindicable cause their uniqueness or even necessary films by some reason… but nobody seems to judge their partial weaknesses, imho)

A work in progress; and as the opinion mainstreams change gratuitously and capriciously on cycles, like weather, the films on this list can appear and disappear depending of the wind.

EXAMPLES (films once overpraised, and years or decades later they have lost most or part of their prestige):
Babettes gæstebud (Babette’s Feast) – Gabriel Axel (1987)
Shrek – Dreamworks; Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson (2001)

PLUS (not on Mubi):
Distrito quinto – Julio Coll (1958)
El salario del crimen – Julio Buchs (1964)
The Beatles Anthology – Kevin Godley, Bob Smeaton and Geoff Wonfor (1995)
Lost (Seasons 1-4 & 6) – J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber and Damon Lindelof (2004-2008 & 2010)
Fringe (Season 1) – J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (2008-2009)

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER!!:

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