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Film Review: Intriguing “Monos” Makes Monsters Out of Children

Monos (Alejandro Landes, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. Blindfolded children stand in a circle of large stones, framed by towering mountains, clouds swirling around. Is this a sinister ritual? No, it’s but a game; we soon see them kicking … Continue reading

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Film Review: If “Birds of Passage” Doesn’t Quite Soar, It Mostly Gets Well off the Ground

Birds of Passage (“Pájaros de verano”) (Cristina Gallego/Ciro Guerra, 2018) 2½ out of 4 stars. “Based on true events” reads a title card at the beginning of Birds of Passage, a new drug-war epic, set among the Wayúu people of … Continue reading

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