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En la gala de los Goya todos tenían los dientes amarillos y las mujeres, incluso las más jóvenes y las emparejadas, no conseguían disimular la expresión descontenta de las solteras insatisfechas, no vocacionales, las que sí sienten que su tiempo se está agotando y se repiten interiormente a sí mismas lo que en boca de otros condenarían como políticamente incorrecto; se repiten: “en breve se me pasará el arroz”. 670 more words


Inherent Vice (2014) Inherently Full of Vices

I cannot recall having seen people walk out of a film before: but this is exactly what happened during Inherent Vice, and there’s even an entire article dedicated to the subject in… 769 more words

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My Week in Movies, 2015 Week 5

Uh oh, I’m getting behind again. I’ve always been pretty terrible at, once I’ve watched a film from one of my various lists, actually getting around to reviewing the darn thing so I can officially cross it off, and that’s a habit I’m slipping back into. 620 more words

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The Academy Awards Never Win

The nominations are in and the stage is set for another Academy Awards next month. Strangely enough, the Oscar nominees elicit a weird reaction every time they’re announced. 737 more words


Reading There Will Be Blood as the expanded epilogue to Blood Meridian

Watching (again) Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2007 film There Will Be Blood last night, it struck me that the film can be read as an expansion of the epilogue to Cormac McCarthy’s 1985 novel  993 more words


Inherent Vice

Wes: Paul Thomas Anderson, to an avid film enthusiast, is a household name, a director marked with proven skill. Inherent Vice is a movie inherently drawn away from the mainstream eyes. 2,005 more words


There Will Be Blood Review by Zoë Zermatten

“I have a competition in me. I want no one else to succeed. I hate most people.”
– Daniel Plainview

SYNOPSIS: The film follows the rise to power of Daniel Plainview – a charismatic and ruthless oil prospector, driven to succeed by his intense hatred of others and desperate need to see any and all competitors fail. 814 more words

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