Given its social significance, Basque terrorism has been the subject of surprisingly few Spanish films -- a situation the disturbing "Who's Next" aims to rectify.
"Small Country" is admirable in its refusal to exploit the story of the 1973 military coup to the cinematic maximum and for keeping its eye on the truth.
"14, Fabian Road" is, at its heart, gripping, but wobbly around the edges.
Part noir, part tango homage and part feminist tract, "Flower of Seduction" is a worthy project that nonetheless fails to blossom into satisfying drama.
Feathered friends falling from the sky rep a nightmare for the residents of Spanish suburbia in "Dead Birds."
A rare example of a Spanish comedy in which the laughs outweigh the groans, this high-entertainment item about a gay chef struggling to get his life together sees former tube helmer Nacho Garcia…
"Pretexts," the defiantly unsexy title of this debut from Catalan thesp Silvia Munt, was chosen because we hang our fragile happiness on pretexts we invent -- most often the search for love.
Eking high-quality comedy from the lives of no-hopers struggling for better things is tough, and in this, "Low-Quality People" fails magnificently.
Anyone planning a future in the world of international business might want to take a look at the bitter satire of "Welcome to Farewell-Gutmann."
The unabashedly throwaway "8 Dates" is more teen night out than candlelit dinner for two.
"Crazy" covers territory about the neuroses of love-hungry femmes that's already been done to death in Spanish film.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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