Archive for June, 2012

Summer Games

Summer Games

in Italian Movies

For his 4th film, Swiss Italian writer director Rolando Colla follows the adventures of a group of kids discovering freedom and love while vacationing in a camping.  Summer Games centers on two kids: Nic, a 12-year old boy whose mother and abusive father are trying to work things out one last time and Marie, a teenage girl desperately looking for […]

Read more ›
Reportero

Reportero

in Mexican Documentaries

When watching documentaries, people tend to mostly assess the work based on the strength of the subject. They value the content more than the format and if a documentary delivers a powerful or emotional message, they will embrace it without paying much attention to the vehicle itself. Reportero is one of those films that definitely affect spectators. Using the story […]

Read more ›
Thursday Till Sunday

Thursday Till Sunday

in Chilean Movies

In Thursday till Sunday, director Dominga Sotomayor takes us for a drive through Chile’s deserted landscape, as passengers of a family going on a camping trip. From the beginning, as the two parents are packing the car while the kids are sleeping, we can hear the mother ask her husband quietly if he really wants her to come. In the […]

Read more ›
Prometheus

Prometheus

in American Movies

While Sir Ridley Scott has been enjoying a pretty prolific and varied career, delivering a series of mostly epic and visually stunning works for over 3 decades, he is also the author of two of the most influential sci-fi films, Alien and Blade Runner. Hitting the screens respectively in 1979 and 1982, these two pieces have been landmarks redefining the […]

Read more ›