Posts Tagged ‘insanity’

Antonio Banderas (Robert Ledgard), Elena Anaya (Vera). Screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar. Directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Rating: 15. Running time: 117 minutes. If there’s a single theme that ties the young Pedro to the celebrated auteur we have today, it’s undoubtedly the sexual insanity that infiltrates his early, mad comedies and travels right through to the […]


Peter Lorre (Hans Beckert), Ellen Widmann (Frau Beckmann). Screenplay by Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang. Directed by Fritz Lang. Rating: PG. Running time: 110 minutes. Let’s get one thing clear: M is no Metropolis. I can usually withstand the slow pace of most ‘old’ films and pretend I wasn’t the product of a generation […]