Hard Choices. Movies Reviewed: Two Days, One Night, Escobar: Paradise Lost

Nick (Josh Hutcherson) is a young Canadian who follows his brother down south to Colombia. He wants to camp with him on a beautiful beach near Medeillin. It’s a secret paradise with palm trees, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters. Well, one day he meets a pretty woman with raven hair and beautiful smile. And smart too. Her name is Maria (Claudia Traisac) and they hit it off. Then he meets her uncle Pablo on his vast estate. Nick wonders how he earned his fortune? Oh, says Maria, it’s cocaine. The locals have been cultivating coco leaves for centuries. Uncle Pablo just helps export an important national product. And his last name? He is Pablo Escobar, the world-famous drug lord

Caught up. Movies Reviewed: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Why Don’t You Play in Hell?, Leviathan

In Leviathan, Kolya (Alexey Serebryakov) is sure the Mayor is up to no good. He’s seizing his land and home so he can build himself a mansion. So he calls up his army buddy in Moscow to give him a hand. Dima (Vladimir Vdovitchenkov) is a lawyer. He comes to town fully loaded with files on the very corrupt mayor Vadim. This man has “blood on his hands” he says, and he has the documents to prove it