True or False? 2015: Tea Time


This combines three great subjects: South America, old people, and death. A perfect trifecta for making me emotional. Yeah, I cried…this may be the only film at T/F this year for my tears. We shall see how the final day, Sunday, holds this statement as true or false. But, I only cried at the extreme…

True or False? 2013: The Last Station


Many things are better not translated. In fact, several times during ‘The Last Station‘ I tried to listen to the words and comprehend with my rudimentary Spanish the perhaps better meaning than what a a quick subtitle could convey. My joy in getting admitted with my high Q number was validated as this film hit…

True or False? 2013: No


How does one get a whole nation to vote ‘No’ to a referendum? That is perhaps a central theme to this fiction-meet-documentary set in the 1988 Chile. Nominated for an Academy Award, ‘No‘ is a simple, smart, retelling of perhaps-trying time in Chile’s history. General Pinochet had been in many power many years following a…