Alfonso Cuarón has swept us into the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. He’s shown us the casual horrors of a dystopian future in Children of Men. He’s taken us into outer space and used Gravity as a roller coaster, a nightmare, and a savior. Basically, Alfonso Cuarón is an undisputed master of complicated movie magic.
That said, that complex movie magic looks almost entirely absent from his next movie, Desierto….