Almodóvar creates a powerful tribute to physical pain and a life in cinema without losing his sense of humor.
While most crime shows focus on the assault alone, Unbelievable (Netflix) takes a different approach. The message is clear: an investigation can be a form of trauma itself.
Torres makes people laugh, speaks about the realities of daily life, and empathizes with those who struggle to find a place in our narrowly defined world.
Francen is a director worth looking out for in the following years. Her ability to create a smart and sexy film where the females have the power gives hope to us all.
The Squid and the Whale is not only an exploration of a population and a tale of a struggling family, but an analysis of place and who gets to claim it.