Category Archives: Recommended

Ema review — Chilean drama a dazzling dance

Directed by Pablo Larraín | Written by Guillermo Calderón and Alejandro Moreno | 107 min | Mubi  We begin in the aftermath of trauma:  Valparaiso marrieds Ema and Gastón (Mariana Di Girolamo and Gael García Bernal) are lead dancer and choreographer in a modern dance company — they're also tearing each other apart over the…Read More

Carbon Arc Cinema Winter 2020 Review

The winter season at Carbon Arc started on February 7 with the Best Commercials of 2019, which was followed by the usual selection of quality international films and documentaries. Regular readers of this blog will know I'm a volunteer and programmer at the cinema. But just as the fall season was interrupted in places by…Read More