'Miss Bala' Explores the Mexican Drug War by Focusing on the Victims
19 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
Based loosely on a real event, Gerardo Naranjo’s latest leaves the drugs, guns, and money at the periphery in telling the story of an aspiring beauty queen kidnapped by a northern Mexican gang.
NYFF 2011: 'The Student' + 'Miss Bala' + "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia'
9 Oct 2011 // 11:25 PM
Once Upon A Time in Anatolia makes magnificent use of colors and light, as, for instance, the dark bruised purple of the countryside at night contrasts with the comforting orange glow of the car’s headlights.