Tag: cuba

Criterion in August 2018: THE TREE OF LIFE Takes Root, Plus SMITHEREENS and More Essentials

Appearing on Blu-ray and DVD for the first time, Robert M. Young's The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez will be released by the Criterion Collection in August 2018. Inspired by a true story, the film stars Edward James Olmos and is...

Sundance 2018 Review: UN TRADUCTOR Pulls The Right Heart Strings

There's an inherent risk in making films based on real stories. Seasoned cinephiles and film buffs will know that the promise is never fulfilled' as we later dive into Wikipedia, we notice how many inconsistencies and liberties were made regarding...

Review: HAVANA MOTOR CLUB Tools Nicely Through Cuba

The rift between car culture and filmmaking isn't what we might think.   Considering both were invented and popularized at the same point in history, maybe this shouldn't be so surprising.  Although the rabid devotion that both inspire in their...