Twice Cut Review: Cartel Land

The cartels did a deal with the shadow men

Cartel Land opens with a mystical jungle scene where “cooks” conjure crystal meth in billowing clouds of smoke. “We will keep doing it for as long as God allows it”, they say. Thus we know that this will be a beautiful, cinematic film about the horrors of the, unstoppable, drug trade on the US Mexican […]

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Forgotten Conflicts Blog

Forgotten Conflicts

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, Drew and I went to the inaugural Remake Film Festival. It’s a great concept: filmmakers make a short (max 7mins) inspired by a famous scene from cinema history. The three scenes this year were the ‘we’ve always got Paris’ scene from Casablanca, the eponymous scene from Singing in the Rain […]

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