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Friday 24th of November 2017

Everything tagged with films

Take Five - January 2013

Les Misérables The King’s Speech director Tom Hooper adapts the classic West End musical based on French writer Victor Hugo’s doorstop of a novel.

Take Five - February 2013

Django Unchained (Django desencadenado) Riffing off his beloved spaghetti westerns, Quentin Tarantino returns with this characteristically violent story of freed slave Jamie Foxx rescuing his wife from psychotic plantation owner Leonardo DiCaprio with the aid of German gunslinger Christoph Waltz. Samuel L Jackson plays DiCaprio’s loyal house slave.

Gambit (Un plan perfecto)

Hollywood remakes of 1960s heist films aren’t uncommon―think The Italian Job, Ocean’s Eleven and The Thomas Crown Affair. The idea is that they should enhance a much-loved classic with something new and modern, be it in the script or the special effects.

The Paperboy (El chico del periódico)

Set during the tumultuous 1960s in a small Florida backwater, this garish, quaggy neo-noir from Academy Award nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious) is an uncomfortable and disturbing journey deep into the black heart of the Florida Everglades.

From ghosts and gore to Game of Thrones

"If there’s anything that defines ‘cine fantástico’,” says Luis Rosales, commenting on the theme of the Nocturna Festival, “it’s imagination. That’s what has made humans progress.