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Eric Ortiz's Favorite Movies Of 2019

Another year of movie-watching is over. 2019 was pretty special for me for several reasons. First of all, I was selected to be part of Fantastic Fest 2019 Screening Team, so I had to review over 60 film submissions. That...

Cannes 2016 Review: JULIETA, Beauty Without Substance

Alfred Hitchcock once said, 'Drama is life with the dull bits cut out'. To twist that a bit, Pedro Almodóvar's new feature film Julieta is a slice of life with the drama cut out. The story of one woman's journey...

Pedro Almodóvar Announces Next Film, SILENCIO

Variety reported earlier today that Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar has announced his next film. The director of such films as The Skin I Live In and Volver will begin production on his next film Silencio. "'Silencio' is still in the early...

Spanish Box Office Falls In 2013

For most Spaniards, one piece of news at the end of 2013 didn't cause great uproar. That the country's film industry is further struggling economically hasn't led to mass demonstrations yet on the streets. There's plenty of other reasons for...

Almodóvar Hits Out At Spanish Government Film Policy

Pedro Almodóvar last weekend slammed Spain's right-wing governing party, the People's Party (PP), for deliberately killing the nation's film scene as part of a political war against it.  Talking with Spanish website infoLibre, the writer and director took aim at...

Melbourne 2013: I'M SO EXCITED! Proves An Amiable Party Starter

Ah, MIFF, at last you grace Melbourne, Australia with your proliferating presence; more than 300 films in just under two weeks? I will be covering a heck of a lot on ScreenAnarchy, so let's get started, shall we?Opening night kicked...

Review: I'M SO EXCITED! Sends Mile High Club Membership Soaring

It's a bit of a shame that the U.S. release of Pedro Almodóvar's latest, called Los Amantes Pasajeros in Spanish, is titled I'm So Excited!, and that it will presumably use the moment where the flight attendants break into a...

Melbourne 2013: MIFF Gets SO EXCITED For Opening Night

The opening night Australian premiere has just been revealed for the Melbourne International Film Festival (25th July - 11th August) and rather than an Aussie film we can all get behind (or feel alienated by) it is instead a renowned...

Review: Mile High Club Membership Soars In Pedro Almodóvar's I'M SO EXCITED!

It's a bit of a shame that the U.S. release of Pedro Almodóvar's latest (Called Les Amantes Pasajeros in Spanish) is titled I'm So Excited!, and that it will presumably use the moment where the flight attendants break into a...

Sex! Love! Tiny Cocktails! Spanish Trailer for Almodóvar's I'M SO EXCITED

Oh, Almodóvar. You've given us comedy, drama, romance, horror, and we come back for more. While he might have stumbled a bit in the early 2000s, the world's favourite Spanish filmmaker made a great comeback with 2011's The Skin I...

The Plane's Going Down? Time To Dance! First Teaser For Almodovar's LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS

Restless Spanish talent Pedro Almodovar went about as dark as he ever has with his last picture - the fabulous The Skin I Live In - and it would appear he's looking to cleanse his palette from that experience with...

VIFF 2011: THE SKIN I LIVE IN Review

Pedro Almodóvar's latest, The Skin I Live In (La piel que habito) is not for the squeamish.  Adapted from Thierry Jonquet's novel, Tarantula, Almodóvar steps delicately back and forth between tones of medical melodrama and twisted thriller - the cumulative effect...

Full Trailer For Pedro Almodóvar's THE SKIN I LIVE IN

The full trailer for THE SKIN I LIVE IN has just been released. Directed and co-written by Pedro Almodóvar, and starring Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya and Jan Cornet, it looks intriguing. Synopsis: Ever since his wife was burned in...

New Teaser For Almodovar's THE SKIN I LIVE IN Is Dark, Twisted Genius

Get ready for one minute of brilliance.A brief clip of Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In (La Piel Que Habito) appeared online leading up to the film's premiere in Cannes. But while that film was certainly enough to intrigue...

Cannes 2011: First Teaser For Almodovar's THE SKIN I LIVE IN

Welcome back, Antonio Banderas. It's been long enough now since Banderas appeared in anything that anyone particularly cared about that it is easy to forget that the Spanish star was once one of the biggest and most compelling in the...

'Broken Embraces' DVD giveaway!

Who wants a DVD of Spain's Broken Embraces, directed by Pedro Almodovar and starring Penelope Cruz? Of course, we all do. We figure if we keep throwing stuff at you all you'll keep calm and not hunt us down in our...