Posts tagged as "cinema"
Her (Spike Jonze)

Her (Spike Jonze)

Technology has evolved to the point that personal computers are able to reason and have feelings. Do not panic, I have not gone crazy! I know that it has not yet happened here, but in the not-too-distant future where Joaquin Phoenix lives, yes, it has. The actor plays a timid and lonely man walking the...
All is lost (J.C. Chandor)

All is lost (J.C. Chandor)

After they collide with a lost container floating in the sea, Robert Redford´s sailboat begins to flood. Thus begins a struggle against fate, both intense and horrible, performed very well by the veteran Californian actor. The title says it all. Redford has neither radio nor any other form of communication, and soon he is going...
Pussy Riot: A punk prayer (Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin)

Pussy Riot: A punk prayer (Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin)

Arriving in Spain is the Anglo-Russian documentary about the Russian musician-activists Pussy Riot. The documentary follows the trial that ended in the conviction if two of them to prison for singing feminist punk and dropping anti-Putin and anti-God harangues in a Russian Orthodox church. Almost the best part of this documentary is finding the craziness...
The secret life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller)

The secret life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller)

Are you one of those who invent conversations with the girl you like after having been frozen when you had the real opportunity to speak with her? Do you write scripts in your mind in which you always say witty things in the right moment? Have you ever been lost in the depths of your...
12 years a slave (Steve McQueen)

12 years a slave (Steve McQueen)

A film based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup (1808 – 1857), an Afro-American who, despite having been born free, was kidnapped and sold as a slave. Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) has a family and lives like any other citizen in the pre-Civil War United States, but soon he is deprived of his liberty and is...
Escape Plan (Mikael Hafstrom)

Escape Plan (Mikael Hafstrom)

Presented in the Comic-Con in 2013, and starring by Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, maybe we are before one of the greatest shames of the subgenre of Escapes-from-prisons. Or maybe it is a masterpiece, who knows. Ray Breslin (Rambo) is a security expert  who has to put his skills into practice to escape from the...