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The Three Amigos are superfans. Now, Arturo Ripstein, Mexico’s legendary giant of independent cinema, is getting his due with an essential L.A. retrospective.
Sept. 12, 2023
From “El Chapulín Colorado” to “Sabado Gigante,” here’s a short list of TV and movie references featured in “Blue Beetle.”
Aug. 21, 2023
A surprise winner at Cannes, Park Chan-wook’s brutal 2003 revenge thriller “Oldboy” is getting a 20th-anniversary rerelease in theaters. How has it held up?
Aug. 16, 2023
Sweeping nine awards at Spain’s Oscars, Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-simmering thriller is set in a town torn between selling out and buying in.
Aug. 4, 2023
A bored Italian college grad dwells under dark clouds of her own making, until she finds a companion with neuroses of her own, in Carolina Cavalli’s feature debut.
July 7, 2023
Eva Longoria’s feature directing debut has a talented cast in an enjoyable crowd-pleaser based on Richard Montañez’s claims of creating Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
June 9, 2023
The Portuguese filmmaker subverts art, machismo and more with full frontal male nudity and fully choreographed musical numbers.
June 1, 2023
Brazil’s ‘Charcoal,’ Nicaragua’s ‘Daughter of Rage,’ ‘Hope, Soledad’ from L.A.’s Yolanda Cruz, ‘Hummingbirds’ from Texas and the alternative animation of ‘The Other Shape’ are festival highlights.
May 31, 2023
The social power structures of Mexico are critiqued through class and race in writer-director Joaquin del Paso’s incisive coming-of-age drama.
May 25, 2023
Chilean filmmaker Francisca Alegria’s magical realist take infuses this cautionary environmental tale with hope.
May 25, 2023