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April 26: Happy Birthday Jet Li and Carol Burnett

Jet Li, one of the leading action stars of Asian cinema for the last 35 years, turns 54 today.  After a career in martial arts, winning several wushu championships, he went into acting at the age of 19, starring in… 1,035 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Review - À PROPOS DE NICE (1930, France)

À propos de Nice is the first film by Jean Vigo. Made in 1930, it set up the foundations upon which the filmmaker would construct his later works and an entire legacy, which would sadly be cut short by his untimely death just four years later, in 1934, at the age of 29. 437 more words



WHERE: Barcelona, Caixa Forum

WHEN: until 27th of March 2017

ENTRY: 4 euros, includes the other exhibitions of Caixa

Arte y cine. 120 años de intercambios… 187 more words

Moving pictures, #58

Continuing on with the movies posts in a world in which superheroes, should they start to appear, would actually look like the good guys…

Housekeeping… 1,789 more words



So I had a pretty busy weekend and only by Sunday I’ve realized that the São Paulo International Film Festival had started out. Years before, there were times when I was so excited about the festival, taking days off to spend the whole day in theaters, running from one session to another, cracking up my head to work out a schedule where I could watch all the movies that interested me. 458 more words


35th Pordenone Silent Film Festival diary - Day #1 - Greta Garbo and Jean Vigo

Being at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival (Le Giornate del Cinema Muto) to me is nothing short than a dream come true. Therefore, it is only fair that I pay tribute to the experience by compiling a diary in which I will chronicle the cinematic discoveries that I will make during my permanence at the festival. 1,581 more words