We Didn’t Need Dialogue. We Had Faces!

the-artist-silentIn 2014, the concept of silent movies seems to be so far away that no one would consider watching a film from that era for the pleasure of it. Yes, The Artist might have slightly helped to remind us all that these movies happened, but most people are still very oblivious about them. They see the acting simplistic and campy, and it looks cheap compared to modern films, or even films from the 1930s. But with sound, of course. And they don’t realise what a tremendous influence silent cinema has in everything that has come afterwards. Continue reading

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Film Review: Noah, Yet Another Controversial Movie

Noah“Of course there’s liberties, I mean, we’re making a movie here. If you read the four chapters that the Noah story takes place in, Noah doesn’t even speak. How are you going to cast Russell Crowe and not have him talk? Noah’s wife and his sons’ three wives aren’t even named in the Bible.”

Darren Aronofsky’s ambitious dream of making a film about the biblical figure Noah has finally come true, but it comes with controversy and with critics. Continue reading

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Transformers: the Extinction of Acting

Transformers PosterThere is something I need to confess: I went to see Transformers: Age of Extinction with a preconceived idea. I had liked the first movie, enjoyed the second one a great deal and never bothered to watch the third one, so sitting through this new instalment was set to be quite a task. And then I learned, minutes before the film began, that it was going to be almost three hours long. I was trapped. Continue reading

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The Doctor Gets Darker

Scary CapaldiSix weeks, that’s all we have left. Continue reading

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The Greatest Stars and Movies of the Silent Era

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

446823-x-men-days-of-future-past-box-office-report-memorial-day-weekend-pusheWhat happens when you create a successful saga, finish it, then start a new saga that is equally successful but is set in a different time period? Well, you make a time travel film, of course! Continue reading

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My Favourite Moments from ‘The Children’

vlcsnap-2014-06-16-15h13m15s185That’s it, season 4 is over! ‘What are we going to do until next April?’, I hear you cry out. Well, survive with promo stills and rumours, basically. But in the meantime, I’d like to take a look at the highlights from ‘The Children’, and there were quite a lot of them! Continue reading

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You Should Watch ‘Ocho Apellidos Vascos’

1395950532_937507_1395952642_noticia_normalFew films have made me go to the cinema again to rewatch them. I did it with The Dark Knight Rises, The Hangover, The Departed and other movies that begin with “the”. But so far, none of them had been a Spanish one. Continue reading

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“Today Is Not The Day I Die”

There is nothing I can say, so let the man speak for himself: Continue reading

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Preview of “The Mountain and the Viper”

Because the wait is going to be one week longer than usual, here are 30 seconds of the 8th episode to pass the time… Continue reading

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