The Secret in Their Eyes

15 04 2011

Runtime: 2 hr. 9 min.
Rating: R
Rotten Tomatoes: 7.8/10, 91%

The Secret in Their Eyes, or El Secreto de Sus Ojos takes its viewers on a suspenseful and thought-provoking adventure that has twists and turn and ends like you never thought it would and yet, just like it should. From crime to mystery to love, this film seems to have it all and yet weaves it together so perfectly that they don’t seem to contrast each other in the least.  Read the rest of this entry »


Motorcycle Diaries

21 01 2011

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hr. 8 min.

Rotten Tomatoes: 7.5/10, 84%

Many people already know that Motorcycle Diaries is a great film. It has been nominated for and received many awards. It’s an inspiring tale about how Ernesto “Che” Guevara learns about the world of South America outside of his wealthy family from Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »

Che Part 2: Guerilla

27 11 2010

Rating: R

Runtime: 135 minutes

Rotten Tomatoes: 6.5/10, 78%

Che Part 2, as expected, is quite similar to the first, with the exception that it takes place in another country. But Benicio del Toro is just as convincing and even likable as the character of Che. In fact, although knowing the history of Che, I knew he had to die, I ended up wishing that somehow, this movie could change that history. Read the rest of this entry »

Che Part 1: The Argentine

20 11 2010

Rating: Rated R

Runtime: 134 minutes

Rotten Tomatoes: 6.3/10, 66%

Benicio del Toro, who played Che, in this movie, certainly deserved his award of Best Actor in this film. His role was moving and convincing. Unfortunately, those who do not know the history of Che and the Cuban Revolution could easily have gotten lost in the sequence of events. Read the rest of this entry »