Ray Lobo 60POSTS


A Cuban-American obsessed with documentaries and anything by Kubrick, Haneke, Breillat, or McQueen. If he is not watching films in his hometown of Miami, he is likely travelling somewhere in Asia enjoying okonomiyaki or pho.

Carving The Divine: Review

CARVING THE DIVINE:  BUDDHIST SCULPTORS OF JAPAN:  REVIEW The documentary genre is as varied a genre as they come.  Some documentaries are poetic, some are

Surge: Review

Director Aneil Karia’s Surge is a character study of a man unravelling.  Joseph (Ben Whishaw) lives an atomized existence.   He works as a security

The Story Of Looking

Life offers us an abundance of paradoxes.  Director Mark Cousins reads a Twitter post in his documentary The Story of Looking that presents us

The Doll: Review

The short documentary The Doll, by director Elahe Esmaili, allows us a peek into the phenomenon of teenage marriages in Iran.  The Doll proves

Paul Kowalski’s Paper Tiger

Whenever a phenomenon becomes common in society, there is sure to be a subgenre of film that develops alongside it.  School mass shootings have