Author: Diandra Rodriguez
reviews about films and shorts
A chain-smoking grandma decides to heed the luck of a fortune-teller and bets big on casino night. Her gamble has unforeseen consequences.
Vietnam’s intense action blockbuster focuses on a mother fighting to find her kidnapped daughter.
Over three years, director Alexandra Cuerdo focused her documentary Ulam (which translates to “main dish” in Tagalog) on several Filipino-American chefs and restaurant owners working to make Philippine cuisine better known and appreciated.
Guilt and colonialism haunt time and place in one of the best films of 2012.
Economic crisis churns characters through emotional rapids in this ultimately thrilling drama.