Thursday, September 29, 2005

This not-so-active blog will stop activity for indefinite time because Saturday I´ll be travelling to Japan. Three different flights to get there is no joke. Experience tells me I´ll be offline for a significant time span. Since this last post will be on top for a while, I chose the postcard (never printed) Mooz made me instead of a sketch.

See ya space cowboys and cowgirls.

To make this post more productive, the movie list below should aware the few readers of my preferences. As you can notice, it is largely based on the American production. Lately I´ve been watching French movies and they are just blowing me away. If you think I´m missing something really important, recommend the title through a comment.

love (most of these titles are also essential but I separated them because it´s hard being objective in these cases):

la dolce vita 1960
apocalypse now 1979
omoide poro poro 1991
what's eating gilbert grape 1993
clerks 1994
ghost in the shell 1995
the end of evangelion 1997
american history x 1998
fight club 1999
sen to chihiro no kamikakushi 2001
bowling for columbine 2002
le fils 2002
lost in translation 2003
mindgame 2004

essentials (some of these titles I may not even like that much, but I know it was important to watch them at least once):

the general 1927
un chien andalou 1929
city lights 1931
m 1931
scarface 1932
la grand illusion 1937
gone with the wind 1939
the great dictator 1940
citizen kane 1941
casablanca 1942
it's a wonderful life 1946
la belle et la bête 1946
ladri di biciclette 1948
rope 1948
the third man 1949
all about eve 1950
sunset boulevard 1950
ikiru 1952
singin' in the rain 1952
roman holiday 1953
tokyo story 1953
ugetsu monogatari 1953
dial m for murder 1954
rear window 1954
sancho the bailiff 1954
shichinin no samurai 1954
to catch a thief 1955
12 angry men 1957
det sjunde inseglet (the seventh seal) 1957
 the hidden fortress 1958
vertigo 1958
hiroshima mon amour 1959
les quatre cents coups 1959
à bout de souffle 1960
spartacus 1960
the apartment 1960

yojimbo 1961
jules et jim 1962
la jetée 1962
dr. strangelove 1964
for a few dollars more 1965
blowup 1966
l´armata brancaleone 1966
un homme et une femme 1966
cool hand luke 1967
playtime 1967
the graduate 1967
week end 1967
2001: a space odissey 1968
once upon a time in the west 1968
butch cassidy and the sundance kid 1969
easy rider 1969
midnight cowboy 1969
mash 1970
the last picture show 1971
a clockwork orange 1972
deliverance 1972
the godfather 1972
american graffiti 1973
enter the dragon 1973
the sting 1973
chinatown 1974
jaws 1975
one flew over the cuckoo's nest 1975
all the president's men 1976
network 1976
taxi driver 1976
annie hall 1977
alien 1979
manhattan 1979
the shining 1980
das boot 1981
blade runner 1982
the wall 1982
amadeus 1984
kaze no tani no nausicaa 1984
paris, texas 1984
idi i smotri 1985
ran 1985
blue velvet 1986
babettes gæstebud 1987
der himmel über berlin (wings of desire) 1987
full metal jacket 1987
akira 1988
out of rosenheim (bagdad cafe) 1988
do the right thing 1989
roger & me 1989
the commitments 1991
c'est arrivé près de chez vous (man bites dog) 1992
reservoir dogs 1992
groundhog day 1993
trois couleurs: bleu 1993
chong qing sen lin (chungking express) 1994
pulp fiction 1994
before sunrise 1995
duo luo tian shi (fallen angels) 1995
welcome to the dollhouse 1995
trainspotting 1996
lost highway 1997
chun gwong cha sit (happy together) 1997
festen 1998
lola rennt 1998
rushmore 1998
american beauty 1999
being john malkovich 1999
eyes wide shut 1999
rosetta 1999
todo sobre mi madre 1999
magnolia 2000
o brother, where art thou? 2000
hedwig 2001
le fabuleux destin d'amélie poulain 2001
mulholland drive 2001
cidade de deus 2002
irréversible 2002
elephant 2003
kill bill (volume 1) 2003
finding nemo 2003
closer 2004
fahrenheit 9/11 2004
brokeback mountain 2005
no country for old men 2007
tropa de elite 2007
waltz with bashir 2008

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Drawing based on the brilliant Rosetta (1999). The Dardenne brothers, who are both directors and writers of their films, are on a level of their own. Thanks to Tatiana who indicated their Le Fils (2002) and from whom I got Rosetta. I´m eager to watch La Promesse (1996) and L´Enfant (2005).

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Professional Brazilian illustrators drawing me.
I´m not a celebrity, just someone who bumped
on a caricaturism convention in Recife.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

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I was struggling to make a drawing I actually liked of Lu Lins. The unexpected solution was to return to the character design style of I hope she likes it.

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Two profiles I did some time ago. My brother told me Rádio de Outono is going to play at the Curitiba Rock Festival, considered by him one of the best in Brazil. Congratulations. On the right, one of the few Lu Lins drawings I did that was pissing me off. Does it look like her?

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

This blog was initially created to help me on my concluding university project. Yesterday was the formal ceremony to recieve the certificate(left) that values as a diploma. To get your official diploma in Brazil, you must wait about nine months after making the request.

Only one usual problem...

Monday, September 12, 2005

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Fotologs are really popular in Brazil, but damn they´re helpless. Slow upload (if it doesn´t get stuck), limited guestbook, limited size/quality of photos, ugly interface, and the photos are surrounded by annoying ads. Alright that content is what matters, but damn... visuals help a lot.

Friday, September 02, 2005

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Ana, Cansei de Ser Sexy´s guitar player and...

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...Clara, CSS vocal. Whoever has good quality photos of the rest of the band (Adriano, Luisa, and Mary) please send them to me.

Thursday, September 01, 2005

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Ira, Cansei de Ser Sexy´s bass player. Hm... at least is whom I tried to portray. Does this drawing look like her? It´s hard to sketch people you only saw on a few images on fotologs. If anybody knows where I can find lots of photo albums of Cansei de Ser Sexy, please contact me. Leave a comment, send an e-mail, shout it out, whatever. I like to choose from a bunch. I also tend to prefer funny or unusual angle photographs.