Mexican Cinema

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 Desierto

By 19 January, 2016

Desierto’s title sequence promises much. Grandiose, panoramic photography introduces the desert as a vast lunar world in which human life... Read Article

REVIEW Cartel Land

By 07 September, 2015

Opening in a menacing jungle darkness, hissing acid and eyes among the trees, hooded men cook methamphetamine. The scrubland chemicals... Read Article

REVIEW Güeros

By 17 October, 2014

Güeros (Mexican slang for a person with light hair) is the new film from Mexican director Alonso Ruizpalacios that has... Read Article