Magic

Magic Magic (2013)

Review first published by Sight & Sound, May 2014 Review: There’s Alicia (Juno Temple), on the edge of a precipice, about to leap into the water (or perhaps fall onto the rocks) below. She is frozen, terrified, in suspense. Now we see her – and now we don’t. Like so many key scenes in Magic…

Crystal

Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus (2013)

Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus first published by Grolsch FilmWorks He may be Chilean, but recently writer/director Sebastián Silva (The Maid) has taken to focusing his attention on looking at his native land from the often uncomprehending gringo point of view. One might (correctly) regard it as a shrewd commercial move to have the likes…