Monday, May 21 2012
Cannes offers up Pablo Larrain’s No, the rising Chilean director’s latest and most direct indictment of the Augusto Pinochet reign yet and Miguel Gomes’ Tabu, which is something of a new cinematic landmark.
Friday, November 5 2010
"What does the Mexican Revolution mean to you today?" Various filmmakers attempt to answer that in this series of compelling shorts.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Y Tu Mamá También is all about how we shape the details of living, despite and because of this risk.
Perhaps more importantly, it offers a welcome antidote to Hollywoody visions of Mexico, revealing an urban Mexico that is neither sanitized nor demonized: for all the death in it, this place feels utterly immediate and alive.
Iñárritu's film has a badly broken heart sputtering beneath all the style, which is something Tarantino hasn't really had the guts to go for yet.