A deft women-bonding drama that morphs into a rich, nuanced exploration of solitude during its final reels, the downbeat but punchy "One Word From You" boasts a fine trio of central perfs, a script…
Brimming with ideas it fails to galvanize, "The Blind Sunflowers" reps an unhappy swan song for late, great screenwriter Rafael Azcona.
Taking as its theme the enmity between two groups of soccer fans, "Rivals" is a disappointing comedy from a helmer, Fernando Colomo, whose best work once helped define a Spanish generation.
Small things matter in "Under the Snow," an involving micro-budgeter in which four put-upon protags find their own way of briefly beating the system.
A delicately handled, sharply scripted and appealingly human comedy dealing with a young Moroccan's efforts to find her place in Spanish society, "A Boyfriend for Yasmina" is the kind of fare that…
A deliriously exuberant take on that most stereotypically Colombian of themes -- drugs -- "The Colombian Dream" hurtles excitedly to nowhere in much the same way as its pill-driven young protags.
A mostly entertaining drama from Santo Domingo about what happens when a rich kid swaps places with a poor one, "Junior" is often downright clumsy but is largely remedied by the freshness and…
A striking lest-we-forget tale suffers from unstriking treatment in Javier Balaguer's docudrama "Natives of the Night," an uninspiringly stolid take on the horrors inflicted on the Dominican Republic…
Children and parents alike live in fear of being bullied in "Cowards," a well-turned sophomore drama from a helming duo whose debut -- Barcelona barrio dramedy "Tapas" -- was one of 2005's…
The run-up to Spain's general elections in March was full of talk about the "two Spains" -- on one side the progressives, on the other the conservatives, and ne'er the twain shall meet.
A look at Spanish films headed for Cannes.