RIP Master of Horror Tobe Hooper

He was into meat.

by Benjamín Harguindey

The year of 2017 has claimed another Master of Horror: Tobe Hooper, director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and Poltergeist (1982), died yesterday at Sherman Oaks, LA. He was 74.

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RIP Jerry Lewis, King of Comedy

So long, funnyman.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Legendary slapstick comedian Jerry Lewis passed away yesterday in his home of Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 91.

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Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Bring The Boys Back Home.

by Iñaki Oñate

Review of Dunkirk (2017), directed by Christopher Nolan. UK/Netherlands/France/USA.

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Review: Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982)

Outside The Wall.

by Iñaki Oñate

Thirty five years ago the movie Pink Floyd- The Wall (1982) came out and shook the entire world.

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The Shallows (2016)

So close yet so far away.

by Benjamín Harguindey

The Shallows is a situational thriller that is brief, intense, sometimes realistic, sometimes ridiculous and all in all pretty effective. As with Gravity (2013), a mourning woman is subjected to an extenuating tour de force – as orchestrated by Murphy’s Law – that constantly puts her on the edge of death and kickstarts an arc of inner reckoning. They’re like custom-sized disaster movies.

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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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