Pedro Almodóvar’s The Human Voice ★★★★

Pedro Almodóvar's intoxicating English-language debut, the thirty-minute short film The Human Voice, is "freely based on" the play by Jean Cocteau that was first staged in Paris in 1930, which the filmmaker previously referenced in 1987's Law of Desire, and initially inspired him to write 1988's Women On the Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. A... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory Canadian Premiere. Banderas: “I tried metaphorically to kill ‘Antonio Banderas’.”

Master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's deeply personal Pain and Glory received it Canadian Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on Friday 6th September at Ryerson University's theatre. The venue held a special significance for the film's star, Antonio Banderas, as he revealed to the TIFF audience following the film's screening."Sometimes life is just very... Continue Reading →

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