Helmed by Spanish genre great Álex de la Iglesia, SHREW’S NEST is a wholly underwhelming outing, that fails to maintain the consistency of its killer ending throughout.
Beatriz Sanchis makes the fluidity of THEY ARE ALL DEAD its biggest strength, and that above all else, makes it quite a unique and impressive venture.
Like many cosmopolitan globe-trotting fantasies, things only carry an air of transcendence in BLUE LIPS, never reaching an insight that helps the rest of us.
Alberto Rodríguez’s MARSHLAND is an enthralling and twisty period-set thriller, as much a murder mystery as a commentary on Spain’s transition to democracy.
FINDING GASTON is a compelling, if occasionally broad, portrait of one of the world’s finest living chefs, Peruvian cuisine ambassador Gastón Acurio
Ruben Mendoza’s DUST ON THE TONGUE, visually stunning and with a dynamite lead performance, is an early highlight of the 2015 Spanish Film Festival
Damián Szifron’s comedic anthology film WILD TALES is consistently amusing, though not as particularly innovative or wicked as advertised.