In the Shadow of Women is obviously meant to be a throwback/homage to the French New Wave cinema of the early to mid-1960s.
Museum of Fine Arts Film
Introduced by gigantic moving set-pieces and robots with prison searchlights for eyes, Bolt often looks like poster art.
The President doesn’t try to drum up easy sympathy for its arrogant anti-hero.
There is no doubt about the creativity in this mix of short films. But are they all suitable fare for eight-year-olds?
One leaves History of Fear feeling that the director wants to stir up our anxiety about the omnipresence of fear itself.
Director Cristián Jiménez treats the melodramatic proceedings with an ironic sense of humor that manages to keep the maudlin at bay.
Despite Philip’s self-absorbed claptrap, young, successful women seem to be drawn to him. Go figure.