The Club (El Club)

The Club (El Club) Chile (2015) Dir. Pablo Larraín Groucho Marx famously once said “I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member” when resigning from the Friar's Club of Beverly Hills. I open this review with a witty riposte since this latest film from Chilean provocateur Pablo Larraín … Continue reading The Club (El Club)

Gloria

Gloria Chile (2013) Dir. Sebastián Lelio Of the few films I have seen from Chile, there has been a heavy political theme running through them, quite understandable since the country was under a military dictatorship for many years, with artists now free to tell their stories and offer opinions free from censure. Sebastián Lelio’s Gloria … Continue reading Gloria