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"We Are Mari Pepa" - Singular Trip Into Adulthood Via Adolescent Grunge

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • August 16, 2014 9:00 AM
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Mexican helmer Samuel Kishi’s teenage portrait "We Are Mari Pepa" (Somos Mari Pepa) has a certain kind of street-smart charm that is at once despicably dirty-minded, as is expected of boys of that age, and also rather endearing.

"Mood Indigo"- Daydreaming of Blissfully Romantic Gimmicks

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • July 20, 2014 9:02 PM
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Every spoonful of vivid color in Michel Gondry’s whimsical paradise permeates the audience’s visual taste buds with a special blend of magical innocence laced with a devastatingly melancholic aftertaste. Orchestrated to beautifully obliterate the simplicity of reality “Mood Indigo” serves to materialize Boris Vian’s singular world through the director’s visionary imagination.

Review: Gabrielle - A Love That Exists With All-Welcoming Arms

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • July 3, 2014 8:30 AM
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Gabrielle, Canada's Submission for the Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film . U.S. : Entertainment One Films U.S. International Sales Agent: Entertainment One Films International

Experience Absolute Diabolic Brilliance in 'Borgman'

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 20, 2014 7:05 PM
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"Borgman" is a morbid study that pushes the boundaries and examines human’s predisposition for violent behavior. Raising more questions than for which it provides answers, the film revels in the psychological implications of the horrifying occurrences

A Sister Constructs a Beautiful and Touching Portrayal of Loss in "Elena'

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 15, 2014 12:59 PM
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“Elena” is a striking blow to heart that shines with fluid poetry. It deviates from the canons of documentary filmmaking to enter a dreamlike state governed by memories and art in its purest, most emotional form.

'Manuscripts Don't Burn' is an Outstandingly Unflinching Cinematic Statement Against a Regime

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 13, 2014 2:09 PM
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Subtly and keeping his plea cinematic and authentic, Rasoulof’s "Manuscripts" is a clandestine art work that bluntly and fearlessly looks at his censors in the eye making it clear that their insidious and invasive tactics will never be enough to silence his voice.

Self-immolation Ignites Resistance in the Ambitious ‘Burning Bush’

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 11, 2014 7:15 PM
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“Burning Bush” is a riveting and thought provoking epic cinematic accomplishment that mixes a courtroom mystery with the historical accounts of the aftermath of powerful political statement.

An Introspective Look at the Non-Mainstream Elderly in 'Before You Know It'

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 11, 2014 4:00 PM
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PJ Raval’s introspective documentary “Before You Know It” follows three gay seniors who are confronted with the victories and failures that define who they are.

LatinoBuzz: Mexico's Violent Present Explored in 'Heli' - A Gripping and Fearless Tour de Force

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 11, 2014 10:00 AM
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For close to a decade now, the Mexican people have been served a daily dose of terror. Tortured, beheaded, and dismembered bodies appear every day scatter around the country as retribution and collateral damage of the ongoing drug war. Reveling in the ubiquitous impunity, such elaborate nightmarish scenes have become the cartels’ preferred method for effective narco-propaganda.

'Ping Pong Summer' Packs Feel-Good Retro Vibes

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • June 9, 2014 8:02 PM
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“Ping Pong Summer” is a satisfyingly predictable feel-good bonanza realized with such careful and loving passion for the past that is hard not to fall for its charm.

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