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Tuesday, March 1 2011

Hangin’ with the New Bolivarians in Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’

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

Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband: Ceremony

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

Josh Rouse: El Turista

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

Various Artists: Si, Para Usted: The Funky Beats of Revolutionary Cuba Vol.2

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.


Tuesday, March 10 2009

Fidel!

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.


Sunday, January 18 2009

Madera Limpia: La Corona

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

Guerrilla Patton

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

Buena Vista Social Club: At Carnegie Hall

At Carnegie Hall staunchly carries with it the brand characteristics that launched this cultural exchange.


Papa Noel: Café Noir (Reviews) [17.Jul.07]
In Cuba, evolution is slow (News) [25.May.07]
Is Fidel Castro coming back? (News) [21.Apr.07]
The Silos: Cuba (Reviews) [16.Jan.03]
Cuba (1979/2002) (Reviews) [1.Aug.02]
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