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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 »

‘Seis puntos sobre Emma’: Blind motivation?

Seis puntos sobre Emma

Roberto Pérez Toledo’s film about a ballsy blind woman has a strong central performance by Verónia Echegui, but it’s hard to feel sympathy for her character.

May 18th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, Spain News | Read More »

An all-too-fleeting break from obscurity for Horacio Echevarrieta

Horacio Echevarrieta is a fascinating figure from Spain’s history. So it is a shame that it’s so hard to see the recent documentary about the Basque impresario, ‘El último magnate’.

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Goya 2012: no joy for Almodóvar

Enrique Urbizu’s 'No Rest for the Wicked' carried off Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.

The Skin I Live In looked set to sweep the board at this year’s Spanish Film Academy Awards on February 19, instead Enrique Urbizu’s gritty cop thriller ‘No Rest for the Wicked’ took the top prizes.

February 21st, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

Spain’s film dubbing: ghost of a fascist past must be laid to rest

La Dama de hierro in action.

Failure to use original sound in movies is bad for cinema fans and their language skills.

February 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

It’s gonna be a love fest at the Goya awards

Salma Hayek is nominated for a best actress award in the Goyas.

Expect few surprises when Spain’s film community gather to celebrate the best and the brightest. The main event will be a very public reconciliation between Pedro Almodóvar and the Spanish Film Academy.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Films, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

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