'Children of Men', 'Babel', 'Pan's Labyrinth', and the Mapping of the (Post)modern Global World | 1 Jun 2015 // 9:05 PM
Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón -- the "Three Amigos" of Mexican cinema -- use their 2006 masterpieces to examine the global through the lens of the local.
Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction | 28 May 2007 // 5:00 PM
The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.
Children of Men (2007) | 4 Jan 2007 // 7:30 PM
Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.
Alfonso Cuaron: 'The present, projected into the future' | 26 Mar 2007 // 1:04 AM
Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.