Tiempo compartido

Tiempo compartido was a third Mexican Netflix movie which I saw and it surprised me in many ways. While it can’t be compared with Roma, it was much, much better than Lo más sencillo es complicarlo todo. The movie had many interesting elements. Firstly, Louis Gerrardo Mendez showed that he can play more diverse characters…

La dictadura perfecta

Luis Estrada’s last movie, La dictadura perfecta, was the first one I watched from his filmography. It’s definitely important for the Mexican cinema but doesn’t suprise a lot. Roma inspired me to search for Mexican movies again. After seeing Cold War there was a short time I started to think, that maybe because of my…

Roma

Roma from Alfonso Cuarón was for me the most anticipated movie of 2018. Mostly because its other movie, Y tu mamá también, is so far the best movie I ever saw. Imagine, how excited you need to be, before seeing the director’s third movie made in Mexico. The film was screened in the German cinema’s…

Las hijas de Abril

Las hijas de abril was a really strikingly good movie, one of these I admire for: it shocks with an interesting story. The movie tells a story of Abril (Emma Suárez) and her two daughters: Valeria (Ana Valeria Becerril) and Clara (Joanna Larequi). Their relation isn’t perfect, almost doesn’t exist: the mother has her own…

Japón

Japón was Carlos Reygadas’ debut feature. It received awards at different film festivals, among the others Golden Camera at the Cannes Film Festival. I had high expectations when I ordered DVD and unfortunately they weren’t fulfilled…  It is one of these movies, wchich are admired by the film criticis and cinematographers but not by an…