3 Bellezas (3 Beauties): Naughty, Fun, and Dark *No Spoilers (review)

Venezuelan movie. Perla (Diana Peñalver) is a former pageant “miss” who is living through her daughters Carolina (Fabiola Arace) and Estefania (Josette Vidal). She pushes them to compete against each other, with Carolina as her favorite. Meanwhile, her son Salvador (Fabián Moreno) is neglected. The sibling rivalry continues into adulthood when Carolina and Estefania competeContinue reading “3 Bellezas (3 Beauties): Naughty, Fun, and Dark *No Spoilers (review)”

‘Para Elisa’: Not the Worst, but Often Frustrating and Unpleasant (review)

Spanish movie. Ana (Ona Casamiquela) is a college student who needs to raise money for a post-grad trip, so she answers an ad for a nanny. Unfortunately, her employer Diamantina (Luisa Gavasa) is completely unstable, and her daughter Elisa (Ana Turpin), who turns out to be older than Ana, wants her to be her doll.Continue reading “‘Para Elisa’: Not the Worst, but Often Frustrating and Unpleasant (review)”