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  • Amphetamine

    Amphetamine

    ★★★★★

    Carlos Saura, the director of THE HUNT (during his film festival visit to New York—after viewing THANATOPSIS, VIVIAN, CHULUM, JEROVI, THE DEAD and AMPHETAMINE):

    "The conception of this type of cinema is extremely amateurish, elementary, and without the realization of what cinema is—like children playing with a camera. AMPHETAMINE is a disgusting movie. CHULUM and VIVIAN? Painters should remain painters and avoid making films. JEROVI has a metaphysical pretensions and is vulgar. New York shocks me with its brutal, bestial…

  • Strike!

    Strike!

    ★★★½

    Exactly the kind of film Lorelai Gilmore could have written and directed.

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  • Walking from Munich to Berlin

    Walking from Munich to Berlin

    ★★★★★

    As I was moving ahead occasionally I saw brief gilmpses of beauty.

  • La deuda

    La deuda

    ★★★★

    Como en todo su cine, Fontan propone aquí una deriva hacia zonas desconocidas, fugas de la percepción domesticada. El pulso de La deuda exhibe, sin embargo, la llegada de algunas felices novedades: la ciudad, en principio, a la que filma con una tosca densidad, casi siempre en la noche, dando paso a que las sombras hagan su gracia en esa geografía de Buenos Aires tan poco visitada por el cine argentino reciente (¿tal vez por su fealdad, por ser una…