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: De Palma (2015)

De Palma brilliantly showcases the director’s worth.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Cinema – it’s men filming women,” quoth Jean-Luc Godard. If this is taken at face value, then Brian De Palma is the filmmaker par excellence. His entire work could be summed – as indeed he does in the 2015 documentary that bears his name – as the obsessive compulsion to follow women in an attempt to understand them.

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