Leviathan, by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel (2012)

Crossing by Pablo Gonçalo O céu cai das pombas. Ecos de uma banda de música Voam da casa dos expostos. Não serás antepassado Porque não tiveste filhos: Sempre serás futuro para os poetas. Ao longe o mar reduzido Balindo inocente. The sky falls out of doves. Echoes of a band fly Away from the foundlings’ home. You’ll never be an ancestor Because you had no children: You’ll always be the poets’ future. In the distance the diminished sea Billows innocently. (Murilo Mendes, “Window of chaos”) … Read more Leviathan, by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel (2012)

Amour, by Michael Haneke (France/Germany/Austria, 2012)

Fragments of a decomposition by Pablo Gonçalo “Não faças poesia com o corpo, esse excelente, completo e confortável corpo, tão infenso à efusão lírica” (“Do not make poetry with the body.
This excellent, complete and comfortable body, so unfit for lyrical flow”) Carlos Drummond de Andrade. This story could happen in any city. An elderly couple withdraws. They become recluse. They do not answer the phone. They do not want visitors. “No” is their word. They are not up to talking. They are tired of other … Read more Amour, by Michael Haneke (France/Germany/Austria, 2012)