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What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)

Another terrific Almodovar movie ticked off of the watchlist! Carmen Maura’s performance here might be my favourite of her collaborations with Pedro. The neo-realist influences are felt in the open-wound pain of the central characters but there are also some sneaky surreal touches, like a telekenetic girl, which make it strange and otherworldly. 38 more words

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Review: This is a story based around 3 women and how they deal with death and the rich culture that surrounds the town they live in in Spain. 119 more words


Law of Desire (1987)

The weird thing about Almodovar’s movies, also one of the great things about them, is the way they seem to immediately blur together in my memory. 251 more words

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Pepi, Luci, Bom (1980)

The other day I suddenly found myself thinking about Pedro Almodovar. I felt a burning desire to journey into his universe again, and seeing as though I’ve got a good few to tick off, I figured it would be a good time to go back to the beginning and watch his debut. 246 more words

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Las 13 canciones definitivas de la fimografía de Pedro Almodóvar

por Dr. Pineal

El cine de Almodóvar no sólo que es un portal magnífico para entrar a la cultura española e hispano-hablante, sino que también representa un acervo cultural en sí mismo, porque ha generado un universo propio, la dimensión… 2,353 more words

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Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios (1988)

Temperature: Hot

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is one of the most important movies to ever come from Spain for two facts. Fact number one it has been years since a movie from this country had gathered that much attention and recognition worldwide. 756 more words


Volver (2006)

(( This review was originally coursework for my degree; having graduated, I thought it’d be acceptable to post it here for all to see. )) 1,028 more words