Film Reviews

Image from the trailer of the film Virus Tropical

REVIEW Virus Tropical

By 14 July, 2020

Virus Tropical (2018, dir. Santiago Caicedo) is a beautifully-animated coming-of-age film based on Ecuadorian-Colombian artist Power Paola’s 2011 autobiographical graphic... Read Article

REVIEW Ema

By 01 May, 2020

Pablo Larraín updates our concept of the modern fiction film with Ema, a feature-length showreel of modern Valparaíso through emotive... Read Article

REVIEW Monos

By 23 October, 2019

Monos follows a band of eight teenage rebels, a faction of the faceless ‘Organisation’, on a mission to watch over... Read Article

REVIEW Que Vola?

By 14 October, 2019

Earlier in the year, I reviewed a new album on the estimable French label, Nø Format. I described Que Vola?’s... Read Article

REVIEW Bacurau

By 04 October, 2019

Bacurau is the third feature film from Brazilian director Kleber Mendonca Filho, following the acclaimed Neighbouring Sounds and Aquarius, and... Read Article