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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.

Handsome: Review

Being a caretaker for a disabled family member is not an easy task.  It is unpaid, underappreciated, and often requires juggling time between a

The Meaning Of Hitler

Director Petra Epperlein’s latest documentary, The Meaning of Hitler, wrestles with some thorny dilemmas.  The first of these dilemmas involves the use of images. 

Night Of The Kings: Review

Director Philippe Lacôte’s Night of the Kings plunges us into Côte d’Ivoire’s infamous Maca prison.  We quickly learn that the prison warden has little


The feeling that runs through director Pascual Sisto’s full-length debut, John and the Hole, is ennui.  It is a particular type of ennui, the

Bad Luck Banging

There are a few warnings I should get out of the way before reviewing Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn.   1.  There are several