February 18, 2009

After the gritty realism of City of God (2002) and The Constant Gardener (2005), filmmaker Fernando Meirelles decided to shift gears with his next film Blindness (2008), a science fiction parable with a star-studded international cast. The end result... 

The Constant Gardener

February 24, 2006

2005 was an outstanding year for politically charged movies: Crash, Goodnight, and Good Luck, Syriana and The Constant Gardener. The last film is a tightly plotted suspense thriller based on the John Le Carre novel of the same name. When a British diplomat’s... 

City of God

November 7, 2003

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because it was being chased by a horde of young Brazilian gangsters as shown in the opening scene of the excellent City Of God. Set in the mean streets of a Brazilian slum this superb movie is a stunning, intense, gripping,...