Tag: foreign language film

Movie Review: Miss Bala (2012)

MISS BALA BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAPRIL 15, 2012 Loosely based on an actual occurrence, “Miss Bala,” a Spanish foreign film, depicts the life of a fictitious young woman, Laura Guerrero (Stephanie Sigman), as she enters a beauty pageant. As she celebrates at a club with her friend that night, the club gets raided by a local gang. She escapes, but when her friend goes missing, … Read More Movie Review: Miss Bala (2012)

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [16] Chico and Rita & Animated Feature

[30 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[23 DAYS TO OSCARS] Kudos to the Academy this year, for recognizing two foreign films in their Best Animated Feature category. The votes could have easily gone to features like “Cars 2” or “The Adventures of Tintin” (which I wholly expected), but instead, went off the beaten path to “Chico & Rita” and “A Cat In Paris”. Though I … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [16] Chico and Rita & Animated Feature