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The apocalypse comes to Barcelona

Los últimos días

‘Los últimos días’, directed by David and Àlex Pastor, is a gripping, stylish and well-constructed film with an intriguing plot… at least for the first hour or so.

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, Spain News | Read More »

It’s Goya time

Maribel Verdú in 'Blancanieves'.

This year’s Spanish Film Academy awards gala brings competing international, national, and arty interests into play, with ‘Blancanieves’, a silent telling of the Snow White tale, leading the pack.

February 14th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, Spain News | Read More »

San Sebastián Film Festival: disaster and art

A scene from 'El artista y la modelo'.

‘The Impossible’ tastefully returns to the 2004 tsunami, while Fernando Trueba triumphs with ‘El artista y la modelo’.

September 29th, 2012 | Posted in Films, Iberoblog | Read More »

San Sebastián Film Festival: death and happiness

'El muerto y ser feliz'.

Javier Rebollo’s road movie set in Argentina, ‘El muerto y ser feliz’, divides the critics while Oliver Stone talks marijuana and justice.

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Films, IberoArts, Iberoblog | Read More »

San Sebastián Film Festival: Gere finds sinister charm in ‘Arbitrage’

Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon in 'Arbitrage'.

The 60th edition of the festival opens with an impressive thriller debut by Nicholas Jarecki.

September 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Films, IberoArts, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

José Luis Garci’s Sherlock Holmes is out to rescue Spain

Holmes and Watson. Madrid Days.

The director of ‘Begin the Beguine’ returns. And although he insists he has nothing to say about contemporary Spain in his films, it’s hard to believe him.

September 17th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

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