Aaron Hillis

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  • Playing upon the universality of being anxiously broke, Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov's stark, stealthy, and dispassionately shot social-realist drama traps viewers in what turns out to be a precisely paced,...

  • In 2004, four ambitious Hispanic high schoolers in Phoenix -- three of them undocumented immigrants, all of them underdogs with limited resources and prospects -- defeated MIT's brightest (and better-bankrolled) in an underwater-robotics...

  • Shot down over Singaporean rainforest during WWII, an Australian fighter pilot (Khan Chittenden) wakes up in a tree, swinging from his parachute in writer-director Aaron Wilson's ambitiously immersive, thinly plotted debut -- a minimalist...

  • David Trueba's wistfully charming six-time Goya Award–winner (including best film, director, and original screenplay) circles a blip in Beatles history when a tour-weary John Lennon took a break from the band in 1966 and visited...

  • 10 months ago | Film Reviews

    David Trueba's wistfully charming six-time Goya Award-winning (including best film, director, and original screenplay) Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed circles a blip in Beatles history when a tour-weary John Lennon took a break from the band in 19...

  • A fourth-generation poultry farmer in Georgia (one of six twentysomething agriculturalists flattered by this mildly propagandistic doc, "made with the generous support of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance") gives a workplace tour to...