Reviews and Blog Posts: foreign film

The exterminating angel

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"The Exterminating Angel' (1962) is the movie Luis Bunuel filmed in Mexico after shooting some movies in Europe. From the first glance it looks like an easy story  - some bourgeois friends have a party after listening to opera. Nothing special, just usual mix of high society time-killing - good...

Plaza Voices: World Immigration in Film

Film poster for "In Between Days," available from DPL

Immigration is in the news, not just here in the U.S. but around the world. This week we bring you a selection of international films that explore the immigrant experience, both here and across the globe.


Yes, there are many books, essays, articles, and poems written about Che Guevara's life. So, how about a movie portrayal?

When I first saw the movie Che, parts 1 and 2, I was taken by the location, the cinematography, Benicio del Toro's performance, and the screenplay. We pretty much understand Che's legacy. What was intriguing about the movie, aside from the portrayal's of Che's life, is how the cinematographers captured the richness of the land. The hardships of a revolutionary's life embedded in fighting for the soil beneath their feet.

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