Thursday, August 12 2010
Despite a scorching temperatures and oppressive humidity, Brazilian native Seu Jorge delivered a performance filled with energetic rhythms and grooves.
Thursday, October 2 2008
This album, Thievery Corporation's fifth, is equal parts revolution and tradition. But it's unfortunately weighed down by too much of the same downtempo sounds we have all heard before.
Sunday, January 21 2007
The House of Sand is yet another filmic example of why Brazil is setting the standard when it comes to exporting interesting, superior filmmaking.
Friday, August 11 2006
"Here, no man tells me what to do," says Maria. Indeed, they have found a bizarre sort of freedom in their existence, at once abject and glorious, desolate and fulfilled.
Thursday, October 6 2005
Fresh off his scene stealing performance The Life Aquatic, Seu Jorge's solo album provides more clues to his mystery.
Tuesday, July 5 2005
What City of God star sells out a Monday gig? Seu, can you dig it? Who gets love from all the favelas, and Bill Murray? This Seu cat is one baaad malandr..., shut yo' mouth! I'm talkin' 'bout Seu!
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.