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  1. movie review
    Can a Movie Be Too Prescient?Though it was shot in 2019, The Pink Cloud turns out to be unnervingly accurate in portraying how life has changed.
  2. cinemateca brasileira
    The Heart of Brazil’s Film Community Is on FireDisaster and government negligence are threatening to engulf South America’s largest collection of moving images.
  3. coronavirus
    Brazil’s Kleber Mendonça Filho Is Escaping From Dystopia Into Older FilmsThe Bacurau filmmaker understands why people see our current crisis in his latest movie, but personally, he’d prefer to be watching Lubitsch.
  4. clips
    Watch an Exclusive Clip From the Award-Winning Brazilian Western BacurauCheck out this two-minute clip, and then read absolutely nothing else about the movie before you see it.
  5. international affairs
    Brazilian President Starts Feud With Pussy Posse FounderAll because of the Amazon rain forest.
  6. the potterverse
    Fantastic Beasts Takes ‘Come to Brazil’ Twitter Literally, Sets Next Film in RioThe whole cast is returning.
  7. obits
    Bossa Nova Legend João Gilberto Has DiedHe was 88.
  8. Did You Catch the Brazil Reference in The Last Jedi?Bureaucracy calls, even in a galaxy far, far away.
  9. Hanging in the Babylonests With Hélio OiticicaPre-Instagram pretty boys lounge.
  10. 2016 olympics
    Gisele Bündchen Wins Gold in the Long-Distance CatwalkShe does it well, but …
  11. sports
    Watch the Olympics 2016 Theme Song Music VideoSports! Brazil! Good Times!
  12. movie reviews
    The Second Mother Uses Little Moments of Humiliation to Open Our EyesIf there’s such a thing as humiliation drama, this is it.
  13. future of movies
    How Have Movies Imagined What Movies Will Look Like?Maybe we’ll all just reenact movies in a postapocalyptic society.
  14. today in pop stars
    Justin Bieber Visited a BrothelIn Brazil.
  15. Terry Gilliam Feels Every Cut as a CastrationMonths after Terry Gilliam’s Brazil was already a success abroad, he and the studio were still fighting over how to cut it for America. When […]
  16. The Backlash Against Brazil’s Anti-Humor LawWelcome to beautiful Rio de Janeiro. Home to the world-famous Carnvial, Christ-the-Redeemer, Stan Getz’s Ipanema, caiprihinas, samba! And also […]
  17. overnights
    Amazing Race Finale Recap: Baby, They Got Me In All Sorts of Tight StuffDancing the samba, Brazilian waxes, and a tricycle race determined this season’s winner.
  18. tube junkie
    Score From ‘Brazil’ Wildly Popular, For Some ReasonBecause nothing says “animated children’s film” quite like “negative Utopia.”