Friday, August 12, 2022

Plaza de la Soledad offers a non-judgmental take on prostitution —...

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The new documentary Plaza de la Soledad is an artistic rumination on aging that presents interwoven stories of different low-income Mexican women who are...

Fury depicts war at its most gruesome with a sprinkling of...

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Before the very first stark image hits you, Fury director David Ayer unnerves the audience with a simple title card describing the all-out war...

Endless Poetry continues Jodorowsky’s reckoning with art and family via beautiful...

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“Rejoice your sufferings. Thanks to them, you will reach me.” -- Alejandro Jodorowsky That was one of the final lines in filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s previous...

Brad’s Status makes unlikable guy relatable via yin/yang and light/dark humor...

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Existence can be a love it or hate it thing -- sometimes within the same moment. Some existential crisis films pick a side, but...

Repression and its Discontents: Under the Sun presents radical truth through...

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  Documentaries are long-form investigative reports that try to portray true life events to illustrate or make a point. While not completely unbiased -- who...

Colossal is a creative idea turned into a colossal mess —...

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It’s very important to recognize that the Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo is making worthy inroads into Hollywood by staying original and true to his...

'Heli' director Amat Escalante talks about making waves in indie film...

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In an exclusive interview with Independent Ethos, Amat Escalante, best known for receiving the 2013 Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival for...

The best films I saw in 2011 (so far)

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OK, I hate giving up this list so early, but 'tis the season of lists and best of's, so below you will find 10...

An antidote for Oscar hype: My 20 favorite films of 2011...

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Of course since posting my year-end list of my 10 favorite films of 2011, my opinion has changed. I've seen a few more movies,...

45 Years tests a couple’s long marriage with a ghost from...

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No one can ever really know another person, not even a husband and wife going on 45 years of marriage. After all, a couple is composed...