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‘Tragic Jungle’ (‘Selva Trágica’): Film Review | NYFF 2020

The latest film from 'Fogo' writer-director Yulene Olaizola, 'Tragic Jungle,' is a period piece set in the tropical rainforest bordering Mexico and Belize.

‘Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer ('Into the Inferno') reteam for 'Fireball,' a globe-hopping exploration of the fallout and the lure of asteroids, meteorites and cosmic dust.

‘New Order’ (‘Nuevo Orden’): Film Review | Venice 2020

Mexican auteur Michel Franco chronicles a coup d'état in which the wealthy ruling class is replaced by a militarized regime in his latest characteristically harrowing drama, New Order…

‘I’m No Longer Here’ (‘Ya no estoy aqui’): Film Review

The director of HBO's 'Los Espookys' observes the vibrant Cholombiano dance and fashion subculture in Monterrey, Mexico, and the solitude of a teenager sent across the border to escape gang violence…

‘Summer White’ (‘Blanco de Verano’): Film Review | Sundance 2020

Mexican director Rodrigo Ruiz Patterson's narrative feature debut 'Summer White' is a raw coming-of-age drama about a brooding young teen's violent refusal to share his single mother's love.

How Producer Gaston Pavlovich Risked Everything to Work With Martin Scorsese

Pavlovich's gambit to collaborate on Scorsese's long-gestating passion project 'Silence,' a slow-burning period drama with a two-and-a-half-hour running time, was risky, to say the least.

‘This Is Not Berlin’ (‘Esto no es Berlin’): Film Review

Hari Sama's 'This Is Not Berlin,' an edgy portrait of the counterculture of 1980s Mexico City as seen through the eyes of a sensitive 17-year-old, has been winning international festival plaudits in…

‘Chulas Fronteras’: Film Review

Les Blank's 'Chulas Fronteras,' a transporting 1976 portrait of life on the Mexico/Texas border, finally gets a proper theatrical release.

‘Chicuarotes’: Film Review | Cannes 2019

The second foray into feature directing for Gael Garcia Bernal, 'Chicuarotes' centers on two Mexico City slumdogs who graduate from petty crime to more dangerous enterprises in their bid to escape…

Mel Gibson to Star With Charlie Hunnam, Eiza Gonzalez in Action-Thriller ‘Waldo’ (Exclusive)

Mel Gibson, last seen in the 2017 comedy 'Daddy's Home 2,' is teaming with Charlie Hunnam and Eiza Gonzalez for 'Waldo,' an action-thriller from Brit filmmaker Tim Kirkby, best known for directing…

Alfonso Cuaron Says Emmanuel Lubezki Told Him to Be His Own ‘Roma’ Cinematographer

Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron at the London FIlm Festival explained why he had to step up to the camera himself for his drama 'Roma' and what advice longtime collaborator Emmanuel Lubezki…

‘Our Time’ (‘Nuestro tiempo’): Film Review | Venice 2018

Mexican auteur Carlos Reygadas returns with his first film in six years, 'Our Time,' a forensic examination of a marriage in crisis in which the director stars alongside his wife and children.