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  • La Flor

    La Flor

    ★★★★★

    Beyond its structural experimentation, forcing its audience to confront the dynamics and fluidity of storytelling, there is, at the crux, an empathic anchor that guides our inquisition and emotion. The four incredible women at the heart of this project is, surely, where these 14 hours are devoted. Pilar Gamboa, Elisa Carricajo, Laura Parades, and Valeria Correa take us through 10 years of expression and metamorphosis. This testament, whilst reconstructing the notions of character, plot and the powers they hold when…

  • I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians

    I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians

    The type of postmodern work operating to frustrate, empathize and know its own place as an echo in the abyss. 

    A work like this really confounds me when I reflect upon my own cultural context and the contemporary conversations and ideologies that slither through the dirt under the feet of so many I know.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★½

    It’s rare to see a postmodernist perspective on the superhero film culture, a culture so deeply rooted in the traditions of a mindset rooted in escapism - a response to a world in the midsts of pre-nuclear wars. Comic book films have been so pre-occupied with capturing the essence of thematics contained within the source material that, while a substantial amount of the particulars are certainly relevant, there has been no attempt to transform our perceptions of such historically grandiose…

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    It's playing theatrically in MOMA. Can we leave it on, now?