Film Reviews, Films

FINAL GIRLS: Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)

Very much following in the same dark tradition as Guillermo del Toro, comes another Mexican director – Issa Lopez – who is also combining the very real-life, everyday horrors of a type of war (in this case, drug wars between the Mexican cartels) with fairy…

Events, Film Reviews, Films, Sundance 2019

SUNDANCE 2019: This Is Not Berlin

Politically fearless, individual, and deliciously subversive, Hari Sama’s fifth feature film This Is Not Berlin showcases a period of Mexico’s society, more specifically from its adolescent perspective, that’s in a state of wayward angst and yet finds the energy to make its case. It’s entirely…