Fernando Meirelles
Features // 2 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

Directing in the Round: Fernando Meirelles’ '360'
1 Aug 2012 // 5:10 PM

Upon the release of new film 360, the director of City of God talks with PopMatters about chance encounters, Freud’s concept of civilization, and how to survive the slings and arrows of producers and critics.

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008
8 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

//Columns

In the Land of the Blind
2 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM

Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.

//Reviews

The Circle of Life in '360'
13 Feb 2013 // 9:10 PM

Is our life experience, as this film often suggests, merely comprised of a series of coincidences and situations we fall into and out of, enjoy and suffer?

Blindness
2 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM

If its political metaphor is plain, the aesthetic allusions are more intriguing, as Blindness works to show what can't be shown, to find a visual language for what's not visual.

//Blogs

Fable Feels 'Blind' to its Own Illogic
2 Oct 2008 // 2:46 PM

Before Star Wars, serious science fiction survived on the allegorical. Take a typical situation, instill it with some sort of out of this world premise,

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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