Dir: Julio Medem. Spain, 2007, 120 minutes. Many viewers felt that director Medem's The Lovers of the Arctic Circle was one of the best films of the 1990s. Its mixture of poetic visual and verbal imagery, coupled with a strong dose of mysticism and steamy insights into love and sex, seemed to be something utterly novel, heralding a major new cinematic talent. Unfortunately, things have gone down hill from there, beginning with the sexually-obsessed Sex ...
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