Monthly Archives: February 2017


The Distinguished Citizen – 8

2017-02-18T02:48:46+00:00February 18th, 2017|Film Festival, Reviews|

Here was a film to think and talk about: how many themes did you detect, and what were they? An Argentine writer, winner of the Nobel in literature, returns to his small home town in the country - why? to bask in his glory, to refresh his imagination, to experience nostalgia? - or does he? [...]

Julieta – 8

2017-02-18T02:37:07+00:00February 18th, 2017|Reviews|

No director working today portrays women as well and as beautifully as the Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Penelope Cruz has been perhaps his most famous muse (in five Almodovar films), but in Julieta he works with Emma Suarez and Adriana Ugarte (the young Julieta) to stunning effect. One or the other is almost always on [...]