Jaime Lopez

111 Posts

  1. RSS

Reviewing Ebert's 'Greatest Ebert': Pixote (1980)

Published by

Pixote Jaime June 2014
In the vein of social realism perpetuated by the neo-realists but if a documentary-like immediacy, with Pixote Argentine director Hector Babenco takes us deep into the bowels of an urban jungle in Sao Paolo, Brazil during the 1970's.  It focuses in children characters...

Reviewing Ebert's 'Greatest Films': Orpheus (1950)

Published by

Orpheus Jaime May 2014
When I think of French directors who used film as a medium for personal expression, director Jean Cocteau is among the best.  He was not only a poet, playwright, and filmmaker, he was also an artist, designer and novelist.  With Orpheus, Cocteau demonstrates yet again...