Old (2021, dir. M Night Shyamalan)

A remote beach has the power to age humans dramatically: holidaying strangers race against time to escape. Good-looking if at-times awkward Twilight Zone-ish yarn with horror elements. Not sure the movie plays wholly fair with its resolution, but there’s an OK one-time watch here.

Here’s the trailer.

Coco (2017, dir. Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina)

A boy desperate to become a musician finds himself trapped in the afterlife. Sprightly quest narrative drawing on Mexican folklore; superficial similarity to The Book of Life dampens its impact, though this is a decent Pixar effort in its own right.

Desierto (2015, dir. Jonas Cuaron)

A group of Mexican illegal migrants crossing into the US are hunted by a self-appointed border official. Stark body-count thriller which makes full existentialist use of its arid landscapes, slim plot, and light characterisation.