Archivos de la categoría: Cine

Audiencias en suspense

Reprochar a Hitchcock, el hacer suspense equivaldría a acusarle de ser el cineasta menos aburrido del mundo, como si a un amante se le censurase dar placer a su pareja en lugar de no ocuparse más que del suyo propio. En el cine, tal y como lo practica Hitchcock, se trata de concentrar la atención […]

Death penalty

Juror 8: You want to see this boy die because you personally want it, not because of the facts! You’re a sadist! El precepto de la duda razonable -fundamental para un veredicto de culpabilidad- ha quedado violado esta noche, cuando se quitó, de forma legal, la vida a un hombre sobre el que siete testigos, […]

La esencia.

Children of Men

Children of Men is obviously not a film about infertility as a biological problem. The infertility Cuaron’s film is about was diagnosed long ago by Friedrich Nietzsche, when he perceived how Western civilisation was moving in the direction of the Last Man, an apathetic creature with no great passion or commitment. Unable to dream, tired […]

Glamour of the Gods

Glamour of the Gods en la National Portrait Gallery hasta el 23 de octubre.

Taken

Bryan: I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for […]

Winter’s Bone

Sonny: Maybe they’ll share some of that with us. Ree: That could be. Sonny: Maybe we should ask. Ree: Never ask for what oughta be offered.

Montaje paralelo

El gran robo del tren(1903), Edwin Stanton Porter.

Atraco a las 3

Looking for Eric.

“(…)you can change your wife, change your politics, change your religion. But never, never can you change your favourite football team!”