Articles tagged carmen maura

8 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Free Zone (2005)

After the initial early promise of its opening 15 minutes or so, the film resorts to spinning its wheels, then driving down dead-end alleys, and then plowing head-long into exactly the sort of heavy-handed didactic symbolism that gives me fits and has me reaching for the remote.

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1 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Volver (2006)

In Almodóvar’s world, women are the unmistakable, undeniable and indelible colors of life -- they are the red splashed across the harsh grey landscape.

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19 Dec 2006 // 12:00 AM

Volver (2006)

The women repeatedly confront and contemplate death, gathering in rituals of grief and affirmation.

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29 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Reinas (Queens) (2005)

Manuel Gómez Pereira's Reinas (Queens) makes the current U.S. wrangling over same sex marriage look awfully provincial.

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9 May 2006 // 2:00 AM

Free Zone (2005)

The first shot of Amos Gitai's new film is arresting. Natalie Portman cries for eight minutes.

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13 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Valentín (2002)

Agresti says, 'It's challenging, from such a little situation, to elaborate with details, without sensationalistic tricks and pyrotechnics.'"

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6 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Valentín (2002)

As Valentín describes his situation with unaffected confidence, you see how he might be interested in space flight.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Alice and Martin (1998)

Whatever's on Juliette Binoche's mind, gazing at that face can definitely get you thinking.

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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

// Moving Pixels

"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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