Premieres: review of “Duna”, by Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve’s cinema sins of solemnity, of grandiloquence, of a confusion between depth and pomposity. His films are huge devices that are recognized as such: everything in them exceeds the human scale. His are the great universal mysteries, events on a massive scale in which personal tensions are played out in a way that is … Read more

‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ Review

It’s hard to hate something that does exactly what it says on the tin. Sure, one can accuse a towel rack of being visually unpleasant. But as long as that rack can keep a towel from taking up floor space, one can’t entirely detest it. And oddly enough, that’s where I’m at with PAW Patrol: … Read more

Review: Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is everything a sequel should be

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” does an incredible job of encompassing the essence of the original film and adding a fresh perspective to some of the issues brought up in Rose’s “Candyman.” Content warning: This film is rated R and contains some disturbing content, including violence, blood, some language and sexual references. This review contains major spoilers … Read more

The Citizen | Film review: ‘The Dark House’ (2020), the other side of terror

By Wladimyr Valdivia Westphal. Following its preview at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, David Bruckner presents his fourth feature film as a solo director and the first of more commercial characteristics, after his great debut with ‘The Signal’ (2007), followed by ‘The Ritual’ (2017) and ‘Paranormal Demons’ (2018), three correct exponents of independent terror that … Read more

‘Adam Resurrected’ Blu-Ray Review – Jeff Goldblum Delivers Powerful Performance In Paul Schrader Holocaust Drama

The movie critique portion of this review was written by my colleague Michele Arbir. In 1924 my great-grandmother and my grandfather, age three at the time, arrived in New York at Ellis Island. Their names are recorded in the book coming over from Germany. My great grandfather came over the year before looking to escape … Read more

Disney Plus released the first trailer for the movie My Poor Sweet Little Angel

Disney Plus released the first official trailer for the movie Home Sweet Home Alone (My Pobre y Dulce Angelito). Produced by 20th Century Studios, it is a reboot, with winks that refer to a continuation of Home Alone (My poor little angel), the Christmas movie classic with Macaulay Culkin. The film stars the boy Archie … Read more

Review: Rose Stone Star – Cineuropa

28/01/2020 – Marcello Sannino makes his fiction debut with a film about a woman fighting for her and her daughter’s survival in Naples, moving between precarious jobs and immigrant exploitation Ivana Lotito in Rose Stone Star A beautiful, rebellious, proud and tenacious alpha female is at the heart of the first fiction film by documentarian … Read more

Review of A Teacher, the FX series starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson

Review of A Teacher, the FX series starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson whose first three episodes are now available on HBO Spain. You already have available in HBO the first three episodes of the series A Teacher, the series of FX created by Hannah Fidell based on his 2013 film with a similar theme. … Read more

‘Siberia’: Berlin Review | Reviews

Dir. Abel Ferrara. Italy/Germany/Mexico. 2020. 92 mins A man who has retreated from civilisation to run a Siberian shack bar at the foot of a glacier ventures forth by dog sled to reconnect with his dreams and memories, and to seek life’s essence, in Abel Ferrara’s addled stream of consciousness experiment. Despite Willem Dafoe bringing … Read more