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‘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 Uncategorized | Read More »

‘Extraterrestre’: entertaining alien farce just misses the mark

Nacho Vigalondo’s alien-themed romantic comedy is more about the human tendency to complicate simple matters than a threat to planet earth. But matching the brilliance of the director’s previous feature is no easy feat.

April 9th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Goya 2012: no joy for Almodóvar

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 Uncategorized | Read More »

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

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

February 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Balagueró hits top horror form with ‘Mientras duermes’

The director of ‘Rec’ takes a leaf out of the masters’ book with a psycho-killer thriller that won’t let you sleep.

October 21st, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

‘The Skin I Live In’: another Almodóvar masterpiece?

The Manchegan maestro has produced a tour de force, if you believe many reviewers. But they are ignoring the director’s failure to create genuine tension and his reliance on cinematic gimmicks.

September 8th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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