Category Archives: Film

Almodóvar on Almodóvar

Almodovar on Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar is one of the directors who have played the most with film narrative, aesthetics, genres and conventions. His experimentations with cinema both enthral and intrigue. And that’s why I ask myself: do we really want to relinquish the … Read More

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The Films of Kathryn Bigelow

Strange Days 1995

Detroit. A film that recreates one of the darkest chapters in the American history. Kathryn Bigelow delivers her usual clean, raw, pertinent, scrutinizing, unsentimental look at the 1967 Detroit street riots and the Algiers Motel Incident that resulted in the … Read More

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Winter Light

Winter Light

Happy New Year! May it be better than the previous one! I don’t like to talk new year resolutions, nor big plans for the year ahead. Isn’t everyone doing that on Instagram? Right. I believe, in turn, that the beginning … Read More

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Let It Be A Good Film

Certain Women 2016

I had written a whole different kind of post for my last blog entry of the year. My holidays manifesto of sorts – shop mindfully; choose local artists, designers, makers; pay it forward; donate books to children; say thank you; … Read More

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Watch A Non-Christmas Christmas Movie This December

The Thin Man

  Note: This is a revised edition of the article that originally appeared in December 2016 on the blog. I may have some favourite classic Christmas movies, but, truth be told, I have always preferred more non-traditional films this time … Read More

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