Articles tagged hector babenco

26 Mar 2009 // 8:59 PM

Ironweed

Besting Robert De Niro, Gene Hackman, Paul Newman, Jason Robards and Sam Shepard, Jack Nicholson gives one of his most complicated, consuming performances.

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17 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Kiss of the Spider Woman

The novel was ideal for independent filmmaking; the resulting film, even more than 20 years later, is still superb.

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26 Oct 2008 // 1:44 PM

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Politics are not only social. They can be personal, or professional. They can encompass our entire life, or play a very tiny, very unimportant part

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23 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Carandiru (2003)

Carandiru is about how stories are told, what they mean to different listeners, how they create identities and communities.

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3 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

Carandiru (2003)

The camera deposits you inside the notoriously overcrowded and treacherous São Paulo prison, where two inmates argue over one's right to slit the other's throat.

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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