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Goya In Bordeaux Review


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I'll admit, I have fit all my knowledge of Spanish painter Francisco Goya into the sentence you're reading right now. What's a Spanish painter doing in Bordeaux, France? I don't know, and after watching this film, I still don't know. I had to read a synopsis on the movie's web site to find out he had been exiled there. I'm still not sure why.

To be certain, Goya in Bordeaux assumes the audience is deeply intimate with his Goya's work, his life, and his politics. It's a love letter written to the man by writer/director Carlos Saura, who clearly idealizes everything about the artist. Unless you are like Saura, this will undoubtedly be seen as a not good thing.

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Tango Review


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File under BORING! A lonely Argentinian tango dancer wants to make a film about the tango. This is his film and the making of his film. There is lots of tango dancing. Not much talking. Two words, though: Oscar nominated???
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