Category Archives: Cine

Film of the Day: Bad Lieutenant: Port of call – New Orleans (2009)

BY ROGER EBERT / November 18, 2009 Werner Herzog ‘s ” Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call, New Orleans ” creates a dire portrait of a rapist, murderer, drug addict, corrupt cop and degenerate paranoid who’s very apprehensive about iguanas. It places him in a devastated … Continue reading

Posted in Cine, Grandes Directores, Recomendación | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Actors, Cine, Grandes Directores, Recomendación | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Actors, Cine, Festivales, Grandes Directores, Premios, Recomendación, Reviews, Teoría Cinematográfica | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Actors, Cine, Grandes Directores, Recomendación, Reviews, Teoría Cinematográfica | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Film of the Day: The Virgin Suicides (1999)

Review by Harvey O’Brien PhD. Like Boys Don’t Cry, The Virgin Suicides is a film about an enclosed, ritualistic world which fascinates outsiders. In this case it is a feminine world, specifically the life of a Catholic family in the 1970s. They have … Continue reading

Posted in Cine, Festivales, Grandes Directores, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Actors, Cine, Grandes Directores, Oscars, Premios, Recomendación, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Film of the Day: The Tree of Life (2011)

Years of speculation about The Tree of Life, the latest film from reclusive and very slow-working master director Terrence Malick, will finally end in May. We had a very good idea that the film would play the festival, given that Fox Searchlight set a May … Continue reading

Posted in Cine, Grandes Directores | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments