Tuesday, March 1 2011
Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.
Sunday, April 4 2010
Once again, Omar Sosa has produced a distinct take on world jazz while renewing his own exploratory project, all within the carefully orchestrated confines of ritual space and time-honored practice.
Wednesday, March 10 2010
More postcards from a sunny exile. Far from the blue glow of melancholy, Rouse's music aims for glorious golden moments.
Sunday, November 8 2009
A theme like the one Zacks has chosen gives crate-digging an exceptional purpose, putting a non-Cuban audience in touch with music that might otherwise be lost to them, giving a shape to an idea that might otherwise sound like a non-sequitur.
Monday, August 24 2009
Tuesday, March 10 2009
With unprecedented access to his subject and sources, Landau has managed to make one of the most intriguing films ever about a would-be world leader.
Friday, February 6 2009
Sunday, January 18 2009
What looks like it would be a rap album with some Cuban touches turns out to be much more Cuban than expected.
Thursday, January 8 2009
Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.
Thursday, October 30 2008
At Carnegie Hall staunchly carries with it the brand characteristics that launched this cultural exchange.