The film Spring Breakers is an obvious success in its ability to be treated as both fine art/experimental filmmaking and able to appeal to young, dumb teenagers in its “commercial as conceptual” vision. Read More
Wellllll, I’m in my thirties, and while I feel the need to mention that it’s my early thirties the fact still remains that I went to school in the 90′s. Which means girls dressed up as The Spice Girls for Halloween and I owned every color Dickies and obsessed over the Beastie Boys. Read More
I love Lawrence Of Arabia. As a child, it captured my imagination unlike any other film I had seen. Star Wars was great but it required a level of suspense of disbelief. Lawrence shocked the soul because there was no special effects, no whizz bang stuff. Only breathtaking cinematography, a priceless script and Peter O’Toole oozing life in every scene.
The Life of Pi is definitely far from your standard boy-meets-girl flick, and also rather different from your standard man-fights-battle film. But in a way it is a convoluted combination of both. Read More
Deepa Mehta is a filmmaker who takes risks. An Indo-Canadian (born in India, now living in Toronto, Canada) who has deep ties to her past country’s history, she has been pegged as one of the most promising new directors, dedicating herself to strong storytelling in hopes of provoking dialogue about the issues she explores in her films. Most renowned for her Elements trilogy of Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005) which explore issues such as homosexuality, war, rebellion, revolution, chance, betrayal, and India’s treatment of widows, Mehta’s films blur the lines between fiction and nonfiction Read More
62 comedy productions accessed over 88 million times. These are the numbers of the Porta dos Fundos (meaning “backdoor”) collective, a group of five friends who now are considered the most vitalized content over the internet in Brazil. In January 2013, their Facebook page was accessed 36 million times, a record for the video portal. Read More
Few bands could become relevant nationally in Brazil while seeking international exposure. This is the case of Holger, who after playing overseas festivals like SXSW, carries on being one of the most unique and interesting bands on the Brazilian music scene. Read More
I come from a new generation of laptop aficionados who refuses to have a television dominate my living-room. Read More
If you like blood and guts, beautiful dames with hard hearts, intelligent wit, and plenty of swashbuckling with a side dose of historical social commentary, this film may be for you. Read More
TEDx Buenos Aires developed in Puerto Madero eight fantastic conferences on lifestyle: moving, enjoying meals, conversations, comfortable living spaces and knowing yourself are the pillars of happiness, and that was the exact message of the 8 specialists who shared their way of seeing life.