Monthly Archives: August 2008

LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Josue Mendez’s ‘Dioses (Gods)’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Peruvian director Josue Mendez offers a pungent essay on the spoiled rich of his native land in “Dioses,” which tells of two restless siblings dealing with their stern industrialist father and his sexy new … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Noh Young-Seok’s ‘Daytime Drinking’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – The title of Korean newcomer Noh Young-Seok’s first feature, “Daytime Drinking,” clunks like a cracked glass but it’s a spirited concoction full of surprises and dry rewards. It’s a wry tale about the perils … Continue reading

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