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La Llorona, Guatemalan movie, Jayro Bustamente
La Llorona (Film review)
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

The title translates as ‘weeping woman’ which may well be a metaphor for a weeping nation in Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante’s haunting political drama which captures the trial of an ageing General Enrique Monteverde (Julio Diaz) accused of genocide. There are parallels with Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Rios Montt, who went from general to absolute […]

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  • Where Did They Go After BritPopped?
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features

    BRITPOPPERS Sleeper are back again, reforming for performances at the Latitude Festival July 12-15. Did you know lead singer Louise Wener left the band to become a novelist? Besides reforming,  it’s interesting to discover what these bands have been up to since their 1990s heydays. It was all so very rock n’ roll when the […]