Tag: argentina

Friday One Sheet: WHEN EVIL LURKS

No point beating around the bush on this one, California's Mocean design house goes full on distressed red sky and deep black shadows for slow burn Argentinian possession horror, When Evil Lurks. The tagline, "There is no point in praying" is...

Cannes 2023 Review: THE DELINQUENTS, Sensationally Entertaining Bank-Heist Dramedy

Daniel Elías and Esteban Bigliardi star as bank colleagues who rob their employer in Rodrigo Moreno's Argentinian comedy drama.

TRENQUE LAUQUEN Review: Sprawling, Adventurous, Wildly Imaginative

Laura Citarella directed; Laura Paredes, Rafael Spregelburd, Ezequiel Pierri, Juliana Muras, Elisa Carricajo and Verónica Llinás star.

First Look 2023 Preview: Survey of New World Cinema

Once again, First Look Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image is upon us, showcasing new, adventurous films from around the world. Encompassing features, shorts, narratives and non-narratives, this year's wide ranging selections include Tori and Lokita, a new film...

Review: LEGIONS, Dry Humor, Gore and Reconciliation

María Laura Cali, Mariana Anghileri and Mauro Altschuler star in the bloody thriller from Argentina, directed by Fabián Forte.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Shepherds MARTIN SCORSESE'S WORLD CINEMA PROJECT NO. 4

Scorsese's Film Foundation once again teams with Criterion for another round of newly restored films of global significance.

Friday One Sheet: SINGLE MOTHER

The key art for Lenara Serazheva's short film, Single Mother, offers a stark, simple image that conveys a lot with a little. Reminiscent of the classic scene from Kon Satoshi's Perfect Blue, which was later appropriated by Darren Aronofsky in...

Review: THE TALE OF KING CRAB, Delicious Cinematic Derring-Do

Gabriele Silli's recurring craggy face and his smooth, clear voice guides us through the most unlikely places in an odd sort of Western adventure, directed by Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis.

Review: NOCTURNA: SIDE A - THE GREAT OLD MAN'S NIGHT Strikes an Emotional Chord

Ulysses is a hundred-year-old man living with his wife, Dalia, in their Argentine colonial apartment. This is the last night of his life and Ulysses will start to experience frightening events in his apartment and throughout the building. They are...

Review: ROCK, PAPER, AND SCISSORS, Extreme Sibling Rivalry

Agustina Cerviño, Valeria Giorcelli and Pablo Sigal star in a horror thriller from Argentina, directed by Martín Blousson and Macarena García Lenzi.

ON THE 3RD DAY Trailer and Poster: Hell Is Coming

Personally, I'm trying to stay out of Hell. According to the poster for On the 3rd Day, though, "Hell Is Coming," no matter what, which scares me already, a feeling that is reinforced by the trailer. Directed by Daniel de...

MotelX 2020 Review: THE HISTORY OF THE OCCULT, a Race Against The Clock to Unveil an Evil Union

60 Minutes to Midnight, an investigative journalism program on television in Argentina has been cancelled. Having made their share of enemies throughout their run the program runners are about to air its last episode and plan to go out with...

Watch Nicanor Loreti's New Short Film PINBALL Now!

Argentina's Nicanor Loreti has long been one of the loudest and proudest voices in Latin American genre cinema. While his filmography is peppered with the broad comedies that actually pay his bills, Loreti's first love has always been genre and...

DIVORCE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: Watch Short Fiilm Before Things Get Out of Hand

How are you dealing with ... everything? Thus begins most of my (rare) encounters with people, either through videoconferencing or in person (so to speak), with grocery store workers and my neighborhood's best chicken cook. If you are married, however,...

International Thrillers ROJO and MIDDAY DEMONS Invading Digital

If you are living in despair, thinking that all the cinematic thrills for the year were swallowed up by the usual October glut of genre goodness, here, perhaps, is hope. Freshly available on digital, Rojo received good notices out of...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: 4X4, Delightfully, Thoughtfully Deranged

Peter Lanzani stars in Mariano Cohn's satisfying, surprising thriller.

MONOS Trailer Observes the Calm Before the Chaos

And now for something calming, until chaos erupts. Directed by Alejandro Landes, Monos appears to start in relative peace and tranquility, as a group of people enjoy life in a beautiful, remote area. Slowly, however, the trailer adds bits and...

Now Streaming: THE SON (EL HIJO), Nerves Shred As a Baby Arrives

Joaquín Furriel and Martina Gusman star in a psychological thriller, directed by Sebastián Schindel.

LA SOLAPA: Exclusive Images From a New Short Film by RELICTO's Laura Sanchez Acosta

Argentine director Laura Sanchez Acosta is set to premier her new short film La Solapa over in Brussels during BIFFF. The director of Relicto A Mesopotamic Story, Sanchez Acosta made her film after she won the short film prize at...

Friday One Sheet: RECHAZADOS (Rejected)

This is our second week in 'God's Eye' overhead views. Here is the key art for Argentinian 'Future Medieval' post-apocalyptic narcotics drama Rechazados, aka Rejected. On one hand, teenagers bathing nearly naked in a natural lake reminds me of Nic...