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10 Mar CRACKHEADS REVIEW

Crackheads March 10, 2015 by Remy Carreiro Sometimes, the funniest things are the things we are not supposed to laugh at. Things that are not considered politically correct. While many comedy movies over the last year have fallen flat by being rehashed versions of other comedies you...

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21 Jan FILM-FORWARD REVIEWS MEDEAS

Medeas Posted by Daniel Glenn on Jan 15th, 2015 Directed by Andrea Pallaoro Produced by Jonathan Venguer, Gina Resnick, Kyle Heller, and Eleonora Granata Jenkinson Written by Andrea Pallaoro and Orlando Tirado Released by the Vladar Company USA. 97 min. Not rated With Catalina Sandino Moreno and Brían F. O’Byrne Medeas is the...

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16 Jan NEW YORK TIMES REVIEWS MEDEAS

A Family of Few Words in a Slow-Burn Disaster Andrea Pallaoro’s ‘Medeas,’ About an Unraveling Family NYT Critics' Pick   By JEANNETTE CATSOULISJAN. 15, 2015 Catalina Sandino Moreno as a mother of five in "Medeas," directed by Andrea Pallaoro. Credit: Chayse Irvin/Vladar Company  A slow, mesmeric slide into heartbreak and horror, “Medeas,”...

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12 Jan MOVIE MEZZANINE REVIEWS MEDEAS

BY ANDY CRUMP THEATRICAL JANUARY 12, 2015 “MEDEAS” Arthouse fare nestled within the American heartland is, and probably always shall be, considered Terrence Malick’s territory. Hence early analogies drawn between Andrea Pallaoro’s excellent debut,Medeas, and the American maestro’s works, currently enjoying a period of serious creative vitality....

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29 Dec BET REVIEWS DEATH METAL ANGOLA

Movie Review: ‘Death Metal Angola’ Published by Clay Cane on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5:38 pm. Summary: Jeremy Xido’s surprisingly feel-good documentary on the popularity of “death metal” rock music in war-torn Angola. Review: “Rock can clean my heart,” says one of the young men in Death...

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Musee Magazine

29 Dec MUSÉE MAGAZINE REVIEWS MEDEAS

December 29, 2014 FILM REVIEW: MEDEAS (2013) DIR. ANDREA PALLAORO Image Above: A Poster from Medeas. (Image from official site)   Medeas opens with an idyllic scene of a family gazing quietly beside a lake.There is the beautiful mother Christina (Catalina Sandino Moreno) who gently and holds an infant, the...

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Death Metal Angola

04 Dec PASTE MAGAZINE: DEATH METAL ANGOLA REVIEW

Death Metal Angola By Andy Crump December 2, 2014  |  3:57pm The first few minutes of Death Metal Angola don’t feel like the introduction to a documentary. They’re something more akin to the opening sequence of a horror film. We’re presented with a quick lesson on Angola’s history...

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