Is it weird to celebrate someone’s death? Not as in “we are glad that bastard died”, but more in a “let’s honour his memory” way. Well, today is the 399th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, which has been usually celebrated along with the death of another great writer of his generation, Miguel de Cervantes (although the author of Don Quixote actually died on April 22). Continue reading
Ah, Game of Thrones, I hope you run for 20 seasons. Can we make that happen? Because I’m sure everyone would watch it. Continue reading
I am sure you have noticed, even if you don’t like superhero franchises, that the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron is out there promoting the film everywhere in the world (and they are all being cute and hilarious). Continue reading
Do you miss Isabel, now that it’s over? I sure as hell do. I couldn’t bear living in a world where I didn’t have new episodes to watch of this historical masterpiece, and its sequel, Carlos Emperador (‘Charles Emperor’) won’t arrive until this autumn Continue reading
You probably don’t know this, but Hans Zimmer is an essential part of your life. He has composed melodies that you hum along and that instantly remind you of the movies they belong to. Continue reading
Here is a confession before I start talking about this event: I know nothing about comics. Zero. Zip. I used to read Spanish comics when I was little, but that was it. I evolved into an avid book reader, TV watcher and film lover and I never got into liking comics. Continue reading
I was so excited yesterday after watching the third trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron that I completely forgot to write about it. Instead, I spent my time setting up a calendar to count the days until the film is finally released in the UK. That and watching House of Cards -once that’s out I cannot stop watching it.
It tends to be a problem whenever a film is regarded as better than it actually is. You can have a movie that offers a great performance from its leading actor (Black Swan, for instance), but that doesn’t mean the film itself is good –in fact, most times the movie is only praised because of that performance, but that’s it. Had not the actor been so good, the film would have gone unnoticed. Continue reading