Friday, February 29 2008
City of Men is shaped by the uneven, difficult rhythms of father and sons, the boys' determination to connect across years of pain and legacies of revenge.
Monday, June 7 2004
The film's most profound understanding is that the moral confusions shaping its protagonists are not particular to them, but surrounding all of us.
Friday, January 31 2003
Delves into daily traumas and fears, the bleak hierarchies of power, race, and desire that structure life in the projects.
Thursday, January 23 2003
A longtime director of commercials, Meirelles is a consummate showman. Therein lies the problem.