Category Archives: Movies

Movies – Good Bye, Lenin!

The future lay in our hands. Uncertain, yet promising. After months in a coma, Alex’ mom wakes up. The news of East Germany falling down while she was asleep would be fatal for a socialist idealist like her, so Alex … Continue reading

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Movies – Léon

I want to be a cleaner, just like you. I had never heard a word about this film until a glorious day my mom came to me and said “there’s a movie tonight on television, it stars Jean Reno and … Continue reading

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Movies – Hugo

If the entire world was one big machine, I couldn’t be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. Trust me, you don’t want to miss this movie. Hugo is one of the big names for this … Continue reading

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Movies – War Horse

Wherever you are, I will find you and I will bring you home. Steven Spielberg comes back with another of his war epic movies, but this time the protagonist is a horse called Joey. He’s born and raised by Albert … Continue reading

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Movies – The Help

God says we need to love our enemies. It hard to do. But it can start by telling the truth. Here’s a movie I would have totally ignored hadn’t it been one of the big contestants for this year’s awards … Continue reading

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Movies – Midnight in Paris

That’s what the present is. It’s a little unsatisfying because life is unsatisfying. In Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen tells us the story of a man in love with another time. And he does it in a very magical way, … Continue reading

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Movies – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

He is the chosen one. He will bring balance. Train him. Sixteen years after the end of the original Star Wars trilogy (1977-1983), a prequel of it was released. Avid fans all over the world were awaiting it full of … Continue reading

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Movies – Vertigo

And if you lose me, then you’ll know I loved you. And I wanted to go on loving you. Lately, I’ve been interested in watching classic films. I started simply for curiosity, but then I found out I actually enjoy … Continue reading

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Movies – Frost/Nixon

The limelight can only shine on one of us. During our last History lesson at school, the teacher was talking about Richard Nixon’s presidency and the Watergate scandal when one of my classmates jumped in and said: Hey, isn’t there … Continue reading

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Movies – Water for Elephants

I don’t know if I picked that circus. But something told me that circus picked me. Whenever I read a good book and then a movie based on it is released, the same old question arises: will the movie do … Continue reading

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Movies – Rango

The name’s Rango! Rango, the chameleon, lives in his little terrarium with a toy fish and a headless Barbie. No social contact, no worries. And no idea of how to survive in the real world. This is not a problem … Continue reading

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Movies – The Breakfast Club

We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all. Until a couple of days ago, I had never heard about The Breakfast Club, a movie from the ’80s about five High School students stuck … Continue reading

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Movies – The Adjustment Bureau

All I have are the choices I make, and I choose her, come what may. Have you ever wondered whether you’re the one who decides the course of your life? Or is it all set up already? Do you believe … Continue reading

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Movies – A Chinese Tale

An Argentinian and a Chinese together because of a cow that fell from the sky. Ricardo Darín is back with his usual brilliant acting in the Argentinian movie A Chinese Tale. This time he embodies a bad-tempered and solitary man … Continue reading

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Pixar Short Films & A Way Through The Company’s History

Does anyone here agree with me on how AMAZING Pixar is? I’ve always loved its movies, ever since I have memory. But what I want to point out in this post is not precisely Pixar’s long-lenght movies. Instead, I want … Continue reading

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Movies – Just Go With It

A non-crappy comedy, for a change :] Once in a while, I feel like watching just a silly romantic comedy to relax and spend some time. It also happens quite often, that the movie I choose turns to be excessively bad. And … Continue reading

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Movies – Stranger Than Fiction

He’s not crazy. He’s just written that way. While brushing his theeth, Harold hears a voice. Harold hears a voice of a woman telling a story. The voice of a woman telling HIS story, as if he was the character of some … Continue reading

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Movies – The Three Caballeros

Somos los tres caballeros, y nadie es igual a nosotros! I think I was like three years old when my grandma bought Disney’s version of The Three Musketeers as a present for me. Only it wasn’t really The Three Musketeers, … Continue reading

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Movies – Vincent

While other kids read books like Go, Jane, Go! Vincent’s favourite author is Edgar Allen Poe Today I’m here with something very special and quite out of the ordinary. Most of you may know famous director Tim Burton, but have … Continue reading

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Movies – Tangled

Rapunzel! Let down your hair! Once again, Disney makes its own version of a classic tale. This time it was Rapunzel, the story that the Grimm brothers spread to the world. With a couple of changes here and there, filmmakers created … Continue reading

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