Cinema Escapist

Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens

Brazil

Review: Elite Squad (Brazil, 2007)

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Before playing infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar on Netflix’s Narcos, Brazilian actor Wagner Moura made a name for himself by starring in an opposite...

Review: The Second Mother (Brazil, 2015)

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One of the most deservedly acclaimed films to come out of Brazil in the past year is The Second Mother, which centers around a live-in...