Tag: venezuela

FROM AFAR (DESDE ALLA) Trailer: Quiet Intensity From Venezuela

The first trailer for Desde Alla (From Afar) starts slowly, as a well-to-do, middle-aged man gets to know a street thug. It builds steadily from there, introducing a vibe of intensity that grows louder as the end draws near. Here's the...

Plastic Flowers Never Wither: 3 BEAUTIES Trailer

Take a look at the trailer for 3 Beauties (3 Bellezas), a film directed by Carlos Caridad Montero. The movie paints the descend into madness of a woman who has taken her obsession for beauty pageants too far. This is...

Lisbon & Estoril 2013 Review: PELO MALO Goes For Sweet And Harsh And Succeeds

The main attraction at this year's San Sebastián, where it took home the top award, Mariana Rondón's Pelo Malo smartly draws from Italian neorealism to create an intimate, sparely successful depiction of hardship during childhood and sexual identity. Its first...

Review: THE DEVIL'S FACES Are Everywhere

Carlos Malave's sophomore film, The Devil's Faces, is kind of a bittersweet experience in that it doesn't really go anywhere, at least not as promised in the trailers and promotional material. The premise was not that original to begin with,...