Raya Martin

Carlos Reygadas

By Raya Martin / April 4, 2012

By Raya Martin There is much to be said about Carlos Reygadas—the way he shoots his lifeless sex scenes as class discourse, or the way he embraces his characters as milieus, and vice versa—but his greatest weapon is not his ability to achieve technical prowess with a relatively limited budget, nor his tributes to a…

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The Decade in Review | Raya Martin

By Raya Martin / March 16, 2010

Everything is told, but nothing was ever written. The decade closed like a baffling movie ending: film critics Alexis Tioseco and Nika Bohinc were shot dead during a robbery in the former’s home in Manila. In addition to being one of the few defenders of true independent cinema in the region, Tioseco was also the…

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