Three-for-One: Traffic (2000), Dancer in The Dark (2000), Petite Maman (2021)

Three reviews for one: Soderbergh’s Traffic, Sciamma’s Petite Maman, ans Von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark … More Three-for-One: Traffic (2000), Dancer in The Dark (2000), Petite Maman (2021)

“Alexander Nevsky” (1938) the real Sergei Eisenstein epic

Sergei Eisenstein’s unfathomable, awe-inspiring war epic that’s an allegory to the Germans and the Catholic church in pre-revolution Russia. The vision is of the power of the modern Russian citizen, standing up against bourgeois apathy and laziness. An uprising of the people of Novgorod and Russia, led by a handsomely blonde hair flowing General, Alexander Nevsky, that speaks for the people, is reasonable in his logic and exists solely as a symbol for revolution. … More “Alexander Nevsky” (1938) the real Sergei Eisenstein epic

“Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War

Incredibly powerful writing, performance,, and story about the trial relating to Argentina’s Dirty War. An all-encompassing look at the corruption, horror, and intimidation that took place, and the sheer and utter lack of humanity prohibited in these acts of pure genocide … More “Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War