Review: Twin Peaks 2017 E01

“I’ll see you again in 25 years.”

by Benjamín Harguindey

A weekly review of Twin Peaks, the 2017 revival of the 1990 cult classic. Created, produced and written by Mark Frost and David Lynch. Directed by David Lynch. Spoilers.

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Review: Alien: Covenant

In space no one can hear you stealth remake.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Alien: Covenant (2017) is as much of a direct sequel to Prometheus (2012) as it is a remake of sorts. As if director Ridley Scott wanted to continue the story but also right some of the wrongs of his maligned earlier movie.

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Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Now this Arthur bloke, he was a proper rocknrolla…

by Benjamín Harguindey

You could break down Guy Ritchie’s career as both writer and director in two perfect halves. You have the comedy gangsta flicks that put him on the scene, and then you have his Warner Bros. tenure beginning with RDJ vehicle Sherlock Holmes (2009), its prissy 2011 sequel and the lackluster 2015 adaptation of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Now comes King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, ostensibly another studio gig, really an attempt by Ritchie to have his cake and eat it too.

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Review: Porto (2016)

RIP Anton Yelchin.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Muted “end-of-relationship” movies are a dime a dozen in film festivals, which is where I found Porto (2016) – playing at the 19th BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente.

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Emma Watson vs. The Beauty and The Beast

“Of course, if anyone else calls you beast, I’ll rip their lungs out”.

by Iñaki Oñate

With a look of suspicion my goth girlfriend asked me: why do you wanna go see The Beauty and The Beast (2017)? You don’t seem like the type of person that enjoys Disney stories.

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Review: Risk (2016)

by Antonio Cabello

Without the sense of rabid actuality or periodistic worth that carried that masterpiece of a documentary called Citizenfour (2014), but with the rigor that characterized her previous work, Laura Poitras takes on the controversial character of Julian Assange, as she already did with informer Edward Snowden, bodyguard Abu Jandal (The Oath, 2010) and Dr. Riyadh (My Country, My Country, 2006).

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Review: The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

It’s never a good time to be a teenager. Ever.

by Alejandro Turdó

Kelly Fremon Craig is a writer and director whose younger years aren’t too far away if you think about it. She’s barely 31. Maybe that’s the reason why her work resembles teenage angst so accurately.

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