As a Latin American, I sometimes feel there isn’t a really strong narrative around the politics of the region when it comes to art. In particular, I feel this is most strongly seen in the case of films. With such a rich regional history, It sometimes seems to me that there’s not enough material to watch.
It’s the Oscars 2021! Live, from god-knows-where. But, hey! It ain’t all that bad.
If you like legal drama, please do yourself a favor and watch The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Despite the world almost coming to an end— last year still delivered quite the interesting variety of animated features.
What is it with fourth films that can make or break a franchise’s legacy? From Pirates of the Caribbean to Indiana Jones, let’s take a look at what happens when the original trilogies are over and how that could affect the upcoming Matrix film.
A lot of horror movies came out last year, despite, you know, everything. Here’s a list and spoilerless analysis of the best ones I got to watch. Which ones did you dig?
Do we even need ghosts in our ghost stories? Ari Aster has redefined horror for a new generation of moviegoers. Hereditary’s haunting prowess exposes how traumatic situations can be far scarier than any creature of the night.
Despite being released nearly two decades ago, Takeshi Kitano’s Zatoichi— a character who had previously inhabited 26 films and 100 TV episodes— still manages to feel fresh in 2021. For fans of Kitano, however, this should come as no surprise— given the comedian-turn-director’s reputation for bringing an ounce of nuance into every production.
Scott Pilgrim Vs the World seems like a guide to overcome the evil exes of your partner, but it is actually a guide to reevaluate your relationship with the world.
Godzilla has had a rocky history in cinema: what began as an analogy of nuclear warfare has become extremely self-referential. Even though the 2014 American reimagining almost got it right, its sequels have completely dropped the ball.