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Mar 24 2016

The Clan

Going in blind to The Clan (El Clan in its native Argentina) might cause you to wonder a bit about what’s going on. The scant details of early 1980s Argentinian political and social life given in the film’s opening moments before jumping around between 1982 and 1985 might not even help. However, aided by sterling […]
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Feb 27 2015

Wild Tales

You don’t often see an Oscar-nominated film that could also be considered a guilty pleasure. “Wild Tales” (Relatos salvajes), a diabolically clever anthology from Argentine writer/director Damián Szifron, is such an animal. It offers six revenge-themed stories that deal in everything from social inequality to adultery to corrupt lawyers, an invariably entertaining mix that’s delivered with a pitch-black sense of […]
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