Film Reviews

REVIEW Chicuarotes

By 16 September, 2019

Chicuarotes is set in the heart of the indigenous community of San Gregorio Atlapulco, located in Xochimilco, in the south... Read Article

REVIEW Rojo

By 09 September, 2019

The horrors of Argentina’s Dirty War have long been a fertile source for film-makers looking to translate its inherent dread... Read Article

REVIEW Opus Zero

By 04 September, 2019

First time writer and director Daniel Graham helms Opus Zero, a German/Mexican co-production starring Willem Dafoe as lead character Paul,... Read Article

REVIEW The Chambermaid

By 12 July, 2019

Lila Aviles’ debut film The Chambermaid (La Camarista) starts out strongly by introducing a quiet, mousy Eve that dutifully cleans,... Read Article

REVIEW Our Time

By 08 July, 2019

Renowned Mexican auteur Carlos Reygadas’ latest feature Our Time (Nuestro Tiempo) is a 3-hour study of a modern relationship gone... Read Article

REVIEW Mormaço

By 24 April, 2019

Marina Meliande’s first full-length feature Mormaço (English title: Sultry) is an impassioned portrait of stark resistance, set during the run-up... Read Article

REVIEW José

By 27 March, 2019

José, winner of Venice Film Festival’s Queer Lion 2018, offers a tender study of a young, gay man’s life in... Read Article