Author: Joaquín González

Today it’s time to explore again the always fun field of parallel realities by the hand of Quentin Tarantino, a regular in this holy house, generally, for his intense comments on the seventh art and his favorite feature films. But today we are not going to continue feeding his verbiage, but to look at how different ‘Pulp Fiction’ could have been based on the list of provisional interpreters that was considered. Depp vs. Roth In addition to its many achievements in terms of staging, narrative structure, and screenplay, if anything helped ‘Pulp Fiction’ transcend its feature-length nature to become a…

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“Sadly, it’s true,” he said. Duncan Jones through from Twitter, confirming surprising news that no one wanted to believe. his father, david robert jonesbetter known as David Bowie, had died. At 69 years old and with a recently released album, cancer took his life. To pay tribute to him, to remember part of his work, we will focus on the outstanding forays into the cinema of this authentic chameleon. Seven must-see movies: ‘The man who fell to earth’ (‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’, 1976) Bowie’s artistic quest led him to the big screen and he would soon be able…

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Among the nominees for the 2023 Oscar Awards for Best Animated Short Film we have ‘My year of dicks’, a funny story about the sexual life of a teenager Created and written by Pamela Ribon. The short lasts 25 minutes and can be seen for free on Vimeo. sexual awakening In 1991, Pam is a teenager with one goal: to lose her virginity. Throughout five hilarious episodes of her life, we will see how she tries to find the right person for her purpose and most of the time she messes up. It is a short film created and scripted…

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The success of ‘Avatar: The Sense of Water’ continues to be unstoppable. Very recently it snatched ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ for fifth place on the list of the highest grossing films in history and now has moved up one more positionsurpassing what was entered at the time by ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. James Cameron’s film has already reached 2,074.8 million dollars worldwide box office, enough to remove the fourth highest grossing film position from the film directed by JJ Abramswhich stayed at 2,071 million a few years ago. Your next target In this way, the next objective for ‘Avatar: The…

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A review of the recent history of cinema —it is not necessary to go back to its beginnings— allows us to observe how a production, however large and prestigious it may be, is not exempt from accidents that can translate into tragedy. Without going any further, cases such as the helicopter in ‘The Twilight Zone’ or the deaths of Brandon Lee or the director of photography Halyna Hutchins, can be used as examples of the importance of safety on a film set. No “cut”! Bernard Hill, the mythical British performer after characters like King Theoden from ‘The Lord of the…

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After having been able to enjoy ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’, it has become clear that the possibilities to create new series and feature films based on the work of JRR Tolkien they are almost infinite. The Amazon Prime Video show, in addition to tremendously polarizing public opinion and, occasionally, bringing out the worst in the fandom, is just one more step in an exploitation that will continue whether we like it or not. A good example of this is the launch of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim’, an animated film…

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Howard Hughes has something that fascinates a lot of filmmakers. It has the same curious effect that the story of Pinocchio has, where you can look at a director’s biography and see that he was interested in doing an adaptation at some point. The filmmaker magnate seems to have that same condition as an object of desire to serve as a story about the passion for making movies. EITHER maybe there is something else behind, at least if we look at some of the interested names. Warren Beatty, Michael Mann and Christopher Nolan have in the past explored the possibility…

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In almost 26 years of manga, Eiichiro Oda has been planting many secrets and mysteries throughout ‘One Piece’. From time to time she would give us a little brush or an aperitif like who doesn’t want the thing… and then to wait a few years to see what was left. One of the best kept mysteries was vegapunkwhich until recently was a namedrop that we fell from time to time. But Oda seems to be determined to take a run to finish his manga in a few years and we have already been able to learn more about the elusive…

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With the loss of ‘Derry Girls’ it could seem that we were going to be orphaned by a British youth comedy with its hooligan touch. What I really did not expect is to find something so soon to fill (with distance) that gap. I’m talking about ‘extraordinary’, a Disney+ series that, of course, has a firm candidacy to be among the essentials of this 2023. Created by a rookie Emma Moran With the support of the producer of ‘Killing Eve’ (Sid Gentle), we find the story of Jen (Máiréad Tyers), a young woman who, at the age of twenty-five, hasn’t…

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Among the upcoming candidates for the Oscar for best film there are proposals for all tastes. There will be those who have certain titles left over – I am very clear that I would remove ‘Avatar: The Sense of Water’ from there – or who are missing others, but the Academy has decided that these are the ten chosen, as it happens that one of them finally arrives in Spanish cinemas this Friday, January 27. The film in question is ‘Tár’, the first feature film directed by Todd Field since ‘Secret Games’ premiered in 2006. A return that has received…

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