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Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

It’s unfair to say that comic actors are not taken seriously in the industry and among the public, but it’s also naïve to say they receive the same kind of recognition as their peers that lean into dramatic roles. Maybe that’s why so many of them feel compelled to take on a drama from now and then, or maybe they… Read more »

16 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Born on the 19th of February 1967 in San German, Puerto Rico, Benicio Del Toro is a highly diverse and charismatic actor who regularly steals scenes as loveable and fascinating characters. Despite a few nods at award ceremonies, and his reliable and captivating performances throughout his career, Del Toro is often overlooked as the powerhouse acting talent that he has… Read more »

16 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

The term “cinematography” comes from Greek “kinema” and “graphein” that means, literally, “to record movement”. So, the cinematographer (or the director of photography) is one of the most important figures in the development and in the shooting of a movie. Sometimes, this figure is far more important than the director himself. The director of photography chooses the type of lenses,… Read more »

16 February 2016 | Features, People Lists

“Don Quixote” is considered the groundbreaking novel responsible for the beginning of modernism in literature. The thing that made Cervantes’ work special was the way he talked about the novel within the novel, creating a literary world self-aware of literature. In the evolution of any art form, there is a moment when art starts to ask questions about itself. There… Read more »

16 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists