Mexico

The new Star Wars knows its place in the universe.
Rian Johnson, the writer and director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi approaches the now storied franchise not with a fan’s reverence but their productive curiosity. The filmmaker gets under the hood of George Lucas’ mythic endeavour, testing out...
Fantasy cinema at its finest.
In juxtaposing the realism of a Fascist state’s adherence to spirit-crushing violence with the soaring fantasies of an innocent’s dream world, director Guillermo del Toro has created one of the most damning indictments of dictatorial politics...
Bardem carries Cannes award winner.
CANNES: Uxbal, the beleagured Spaniard played by Javier Bardem, has the weight of this world and the next one on his shoulders in Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu's Biutiful.
Mexican cartel drama heralds two new talents.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: The headlines about Mexico’s literal war on drugs are both damning and depressing; there is seemingly no end to the violent murders and accompanying flow of narcotics north into the vast American market. As the credits to...