Review: Ema

Director: Pablo Larraín Stars: Mariana Di Girolamo, Gael García Bernal, Santiago Cabrera Pablo Larraín's most well-known features of the last decade have all delved into the past and into politics, be that through the lens of activism (2012's No) or personal trauma (2016's Jackie). Now, the Chilean returns to the present for this fierce portrait of … Continue reading Review: Ema

Review: A Fantastic Woman

Director: Sebastián Lelio Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco Triumphant last weekend in the Best Foreign Language Feature category at the Oscars, Sebastián Lelio's A Fantastic Woman may have already topped this prestigious accolade by reopening the discussion over the Gender Identity Bill in its native Chile. The film, which makes a sensational star of … Continue reading Review: A Fantastic Woman

Review: Neruda

Director: Pablo Larraín Stars: Luis Gnecco, Gael García Bernal, Mercedes Morán Hot on the heels of his exemplary English language debut Jackie, Chilean maestro Pablo Larraín returns to home soil for another biopic and again he manages to buck many of the trends that dog the genre and leave it languishing in cinematic irrelevancy. The year … Continue reading Review: Neruda