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Daily Archives: January 9, 2016

Children are supposed to be our future, right? As parents, everything we do once we have children is to prepare them for their own life and try and teach them everything we wished we knew at their age. Most parents want their children to have a better life than they had. This is only natural. We suffered so our kids… Read more »

09 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Those strong, still cameras. The still, silent samurai in the midground; the glaring katana in the fore; the windblown reeds in the back. Cut to his opponent, matching the stoic attitude, in the few tense seconds before a flare of slashes decides the victor. There are hundreds, thousands of these moments, each as thrilling as the next. And yet, the… Read more »

09 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Born in the 1950s to an American mother and Danish father, Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. has since become one of the most prolific, diverse, and understated actors of recent times. He is not only an accomplished actor, but a successful musician, poet, businessman, photographer, horse rider, and painter, as well as a fluent speaker of English, Danish, French, and Spanish,… Read more »

09 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

It’s no news that cinema can be a powerful bearer of philosophical ideas. The Matrix has shown us that the world as we know it may not exist, Blade Runner posed questions about artificial intelligence and My Diner with Andre takes us through the whole of western philosophy. Discussing film and philosophy is great, but it’s a pity that most… Read more »

09 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

These days, Spanish cinema has become a mature-content and technical configuration kind of cinema worthy of being exposed in any European country or the US. In relation to the esteem other nations such as France or Italy have for Pedro Almodóvar or classic Spanish realisateurs like Luis Buñuel, Luis G. Berlanga or Carlos Saura, it turns Spanish cinema productions into… Read more »

09 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists