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Zama

NR
Drama
With her fourth feature, Zama, an adaptation of Antonio Di Benedetto's novel about a corregidor stationed in a remote South American backwater of the Spanish Empire, Lucrecia Martel directly engages with Argentina's colonial legacy, although her approach remains allusive and layered. She transforms Benedetto's epic into a dizzying, sensory head...
Film

The Swamp (La cienaga)

NR
Comedy, Drama
Film

The Headless Woman (La mujer sin cabeza)

NR
Suspense/Thriller
Film

The Holy Girl (La nina santa)

R
Drama
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Year in Film: Three Critics, One List, Ten Best

11 years ago by Scott Foundas
1. The Hurt Locker: The decade's strongest Iraq movie is also the year's finest action flick, not to mention director Kathryn Bigelow's personal best. Working from Mark Boal's knowledgeable script, The Hurt Locker is impressively old-school in its construction of suspense and character, and horrifically topical in its depiction of...
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Shots in the Dark

12 years ago by J. Hoberman
CANNES, France—No need for dreaming here. Each Cannes Film Festival generates its own metaphors for a 10-day regimen of visions in the dark. It's impossible to forget, let alone transcend, one's unnatural situation here. The opening film of Cannes's 2008 edition clobbered participants with a cautionary allegory. Regardez: The civilized...
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Presenting the only Cannes awards that really matter: Ours.

12 years ago by J. Hoberman
CANNES, France—The competition for the Palme d'Or is ongoing as I write, but the story of the 61st Cannes Film Festival is Steven Soderbergh's two-part, four-and-a-half-hour Che—an epic non-biopic that might well have been approved by Roberto Rossellini, envied by Francis Coppola, and even appreciated by its subject. (And the...
Article

Shots in the Dark

12 years ago by J. Hoberman
Cannes, France — No need for dreaming here. Each Cannes Film Festival generates its own metaphors for a 10-day regimen of visions in the dark. It's impossible to forget, let alone transcend, one's unnatural situation here. The opening film of Cannes's 2008 edition clobbered participants with a cautionary allegory. Regardez:...

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