Tag: cinema

  • Film Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’

    Film Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ The ravages of colonialism cast a dark pall over the stunning South American landscape in “Embrace of the Serpent,” the latest visual astonishment from the gifted Colombian writer-director Ciro Guerra. Charting two parallel journeys deep into the Amazon, each one undertaken by a European explorer and a local shaman,…

  • The New Inquiry: Stalker/Zona

    The New Inquiry: Stalker/Zona thenewinquiry: Geoff Dyer has “broken” America, as they say in Britain. This year’s National Book Critics’ Circle award for his collection of essays, Otherwise Known as the Human Condition, capped his rise from the occasional introducer of republished classics to a regular columnist in the New York Times