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“Vlad”, by Carlos Fuentes
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“Vlad”, by Carlos Fuentes

A modern, Mexican twist on the “Dracula” tale, “Vlad” is equally soaked with satire and horror. In moving the most iconic vampire in literature to modern day Mexico City, Fuentes creates intriguing undertones questioning the problems of the Mexican middle class, and the society’s approach to death. Kim Evans Carlos […]

Cinema, in all its genres
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Cinema, in all its genres

At first, nothing seems more arbitrary than classifying films by genre, other than using five or six firmly established labels. But then, you could say that it’s the most common films that are the easiest to place as part of an established genre. _ Rodolfo Santovenia * If that’s the […]