Category Archives: Actors

Film of the Day: Chocolate (2008)

Listen up, folks, cause here comes some truth:  if watching a 90-pound girl kick the almighty shit out of hundreds of dudes for an hour and a half is your thing, Chocolate is YOUR flick.  I mean, seriously – this is some … Continue reading

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Film of the Day: The Straight Story (1999)

BY ROGER EBERT / October 15, 1999 The first time I saw “The Straight Story,” I focused on the foreground and liked it. The second time I focused on the background, too, and loved it. The movie isn’t just about the … Continue reading

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Film of the Day: Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In BY ROGER EBERT / September 29, 2010 “Let Me In,” like the Swedish film that inspired it, deals brutally with the tragic life of the vampire. It’s not all fun, games and Team Edward. No lifestyle depending on … Continue reading

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Film of the Day: Monster´s Ball (2001)

With his performances in the Coen Brothers’ The Man Who Wasn’t There and now Monster’s Ball, Billy Bob Thornton has shown he’s able to command the screen with seemingly minimal effort. His ability to eliminate the flashy and unnecessary, stripping characters … Continue reading

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Alien Quadrology

Yesterday I acquired the infamous Alien Quadrology pack and I immediately set myself to see the first one. The one that originated everything and the one I still consider the best: Alien (from 1979!). It´s an amazing thriller set in … Continue reading

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Humphrey Bogart (1899 – 1957)

Though he was typecast for many years as a Gangster in films, High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon established him as a leading man. He had a very clear and defined screen persona: the cynic wich proved to have a … Continue reading

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Meet John Cassavetes

by Christos Tsiolkas Reading biographies of filmmakers you admire can be a disappointing affair. Especially American film directors. For all the insights you glean on how they came to develop their work, how they conceived, executed and collaborated on their … Continue reading

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