Pedro Almodóvar

Shelf Help: Easter Egg Hunt

Easter observer or not, nearly everyone can get behind a cinematic Easter egg. Those little self-referential nods from the filmmaker to the audience that lets them know we are in on their little jokes. Though some films or shows go a little overboard with their egg hunt, a perfectly placed Easter egg is a beautiful […]

I’m So Excited Review

Those expecting a campy trip in I'm So Excited will be disappointed to learn that they signed up for a didactic lecture from a vastly more cynical than usual Pedro Almodovar.

TIFF 2011: The Skin I Live In Review

The Skin I Live In is a hypnotizing feat, a contemporary reflection of The Brain That Wouldn’t Die resulting in a Frankenstein tale making sweet, Spanish love to body politics. Almodóvar is gently taking us by the hand down and leading us down a trail of science gone mad, and it feels as classically minded as it does completely original.-