NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Actress Amanda Seyfried and director Pedro Almodovar attend the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City.
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Hot off the press: Seen and heard in Cannes
gave trophies to two new talents: actress Blanca Suarez and actor Jeremy Irvine. Suarez is perhaps best known for the Pedro Almodovar film "The Skin I Live In," while Irvine got his start in the Oscar-nominated film "War Horse." The two were chosen by a committee from The Seattle Times Read more »
Michael MacLennan: What to Do When an Acclaimed Film Director Normalises and Romanticises Rape?
Pedro Almodóvar's latest film I'm So Excited, which is out now in UK cinemas. I went in expecting to be underwhelmed, given that the reviews hadn't been glowing, but instead left furious at one of its main plot threads. To explain why, I think it best to reverse from The Huffington Post: UK Edition Read more »
for a crash-landing. Frantic with nerves, passengers and crew-members descend into an orgy of alcohol, drugs and sex. Thus Pedro Almodóvar, the prince of modern Spanish cinema, allegorises the state of his country in his latest film, “Los amantes pasajeros” from Economist Read more »
San Sebastian to Give Lifetime Achievement Award to Carmen Maura
- Spanish actress Carmen Maura, the original Pedro Almodovar muse, will receive the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at the 61st San Sebastian International Film Festival, organizers announced Monday. Maura, one of the most familiar faces from Spain on from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Exclusive I'm So Excited Clip with Penelope Cruz & Antonio Banderas
Almodovar's latest, I'm So Excited, is the epitome of fluffy, fun camery. So it's no surprise to find that he managed to rope in some of his long-time collaborators and very famous familiar faces to cameo. Check out out exclusive clip below, starring Penelope from Total Film Read more »