Ricardo Darin

REVIEW Wild Tales

By 13 November, 2014

The fourth chapter of Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) opens with the light of a head torch. Argentinian megastar Ricardo Darín is an explosives expert working on the demolition of one of Buenos Aires’ many defunct factories... Read Article

Wild Tales at Cannes

By 22 May, 2014

Days before the start of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, one preview of the Official Competition noted that of the impressive list of directors in this year’s competition – including Cannes veterans Jean-Luc Godard, David Cronenberg, the Dardenne... Read Article

REVIEW White Elephant

By 19 April, 2013

Contrary to what the name might lead you to believe, White Elephant is not a film about the Millennium Dome, the new Wembley Stadium or even the Clissold Leisure Centre in Stoke Newington. The pale pachyderm referenced in... Read Article

Chinese Take-Away

REVIEW Chinese Take-Away

By 15 April, 2012

Chinese Take-Away (Un Cuento Chino) claims to be a story based on real events but our credulity is quickly put to the test in an opening scene where a lovely looking engagement is interrupted by a plummeting ruminant.... Read Article

Carancho

REVIEW Carancho

By 02 March, 2012

A film directed by Pablo Trapero (El Bonaerense, Crane World, Rolling Family) and acted by Ricardo Darín (The Secret in their Eyes, Luna de Avellaneda, The Son of the Bride) is an artistic concoction meant to be unforgettable.... Read Article