Posts Tagged ‘pedro almodovar’

Cecilia Roth (Manuela), Marisa Paredes (Huma Rojo), Penélope Cruz (Hermona Rosa), Atonia San Juan (Agrado), Candela Pena (Nina). Screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar. Directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Rating: 15. Running time: 101 minutes. I don’t understand anything about All About My Mother, except for the fact it is an absolutely incredible, outrageously powerful work of art. […]


Javier Bardem (David), Francesca Neri (Elena), Liberto Rabal (Victor), Angela Molina (Clara), José Sancho (Sancho), Penélope Cruz (Isabelita). Screenplay by Jorge Guerricaechevarria, Ray Loriga and Pedro Almodóvar. Directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Rating: 18. Running time: 97 minutes. Pfft. What were you thinking, Pedro? This one’s bizarre, and I mean really bizarre. Not so much what […]


It is, quite frankly, disturbing to read on the internet that Michael Powell’s career as a director was practically ended by the release of Peeping Tom. For some reason unbeknownst to those of us looking back at cinema history from the perspective of today, the audience and critics of the time hated the film. Ebert […]


Broken Embraces is nothing short of stunning, and I mean to use that word predominantly as it should be: to reference the visual. Almodovar has always had an eye for colour, but never moreso than in his latest effort. Broken Embraces oozes with beauty. Red monopolises every scene as it always has done for Pedro […]