Retrospective: One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

A fabulous “cinematic” wall.

by Iñaki Oñate

In this year’s Cannes and New York Film Festivals, Martin Scorsese presented a restored version of the classic western One-Eyed Jacks (1961), directed by film legend Marlon Brando. It’s the best restoration to date according to Scorsese, who wanted to recover, or reproduce to some degree, the original size and quality of the Vista Vision format, which was used during the 50s in such movies as The Ten Commandments (1956) and Vertigo  (1958).

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What happens to Star Wars now?

I have a bad feeling about this.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has only been out for a few days and as expected is performing strongly at the box office, but the dust is already clearing and from a critical standpoint it seems to have attracted less favorable reviews than preceding entry Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), even if by all accounts it hews closer to the spirit of the original movies. Where does Disney take it from here?

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Teaser: What We Know

Soon all these theories will be gone like tears in the rain.

by Benjamín Harguindey

What with all the frantic rehashing of beloved cult classic properties, a new Blade Runner entry was almost bound to happen. The movie’s been in development hell since late ’90s but it was only in 2015 that Denis Villeneuve was finally chosen to direct the sequel to the seminal 1982 sci-fi/noir originally helmed by Ridley Scott (who takes executive producer credit in this one).

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Lisa’s Top 5 Films of 2016

Italian cinema wasn’t dead, just in a coma.

by Lisa Nieri

Here’re my Top 5 Films of 2016.

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