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  • A Moment of Innocence
  • The Decameron
  • Killer of Sheep
  • Close-Up

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  • Dance of the Forty One

    Dance of the Forty One


    Meh. They managed to make everything boring on the front end by avoiding any characterization or momentum. It makes the ending feel unearned and overly sadistic; even if it is historically accurate. Mabel Cadena steals the show for me, even though I found her character (again) a little predictable in the second half. 

    Maybe I’m being too hard on this movie.

    Hoping more impassioned projects are coming.

  • The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets

    The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets


    This is o.k. I liked some of the writing, but other times it felt clunky and pedagogical. The visuals reminded me of a lot of student films I’ve seen in my BFA program, which is o.k., but didn’t really impress me.

    The message is one I mostly agree with, but it’s not something completely new to me as a museum worker. And I didn’t think they made the argument anew or more compelling. I did appreciate the story of the…