Anyone interested in a little further insight into Pedro Almodovar's latest, THE SKIN I LIVE IN, should check out my interview with the film's star, Antonio Banderas. We chat about what it was like for the one-time collaborators to reunite after 20 years.
Banderas is what drew me to this film. And he puts on an excellent performance here. In fact, all of the actors and actresses did well. It is an excellent film too but it is still getting a -2 rating from me. The problem, as far as I'm concerned, lies in the scripting. It is psychologically repulsive and unhealthy as far as I'm concerned. Somewhat like The Black Swan which many love. Both movies illustrate one thing to me, that psychosis … more
PedroPedroPedro AlmodovarPedro Almodovar is one of my favorite directors and story tellers. His newest film, The Skin I Live In once more proves his genius. I don't want to say too much about the story because it would be wrong to give too much away. But Almodovar never ceases to amaze me. His movies are always complex. His characters are always off center. And his mood is always a little dark and perverse. He has made many movies that are dark but … more
Hello Lunchers. I am a thirty-something guy making his way in Toronto. I am a banker by day and a film critic the rest of the time. Sensitive, sharp and sarcastic are just a few words that start with … more
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