Movie Diary 5/22/2012

Men in Black 3 (Barry Sonnenfeld, 2012). Long layover for this crew, during which time a few key personnel seem to have lost interest. Credit to Will Smith, though, for working so hard. (full review 5/25)

Post Mortem (Pablo Larraín, 2010). The director of the fascinating Tony Manero (and current Cannes buzz-movie No) creates creeped-out, minimalist portrait of Chile during the Pinochet era – in this case, with a voyeuristic morgue employee who seems oblivious to what’s going on in his country, until he can’t be any more. (full review 5/25)

At What a Feeling!, I will spend the week finding reviews of 1980s films that feature strong actresses in titles of one word only. Can I actually find five? The second in the bunch is Costa-Gavras’s Betrayed.


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