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Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Cinema is an ever-evolving artform that uses picture and sound to deliver stories; make people laugh; express one’s self; educate the masses; or to send a political or philosophical message. If ever there were a little sibling to the cinema, it is without a doubt television. While the two mediums have a great deal of similarities, the vast majority of… Read more »

19 July 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Jim Jarmusch, an avid music listener, has always paid great attention to the soundtracks of his films. Unlike most American directors, the musical genres he implemented the most were psychedelia and drone music, along with a great affection for American black music. His soundtracks create a dreamy and ethereal but also nostalgic atmosphere that haunts all of his works.  … Read more »

19 July 2016 | Features, Other Lists

“I killed him because he was talking badly about Juan Alvarez, who’s my friend and I know what he was saying was a big lie.” – Max Aub (Crímenes Ejemplares, 1999) What does a killer feel? What makes him or her commit a murder? These are questions we have asked ourselves a thousand times, but we are never close enough… Read more »

19 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists