Future Flicks: Pedro Almodóvar’s “I’m So Excited”

Is this a follow up to “Women on a Verge of a Nervous Breakdown?”Pedro Almodóvar & Blanca Suárez

Probably not, but Pedro Almodóvar is finishing up a new comedy with a twist! Whether it be dark, far-fetched, somewhat trivial, a situation that references Spanish culture, politics or everyday life, he just manages to bring out something fresh and creative in his films and in his actors. You don’t even have to understand the language, you just have to understand character: their layers of issues, their actions, and the circumstances that would inherently push them to react in a certain way in a given time, place and situation.

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Film: Woody Allen’s To Rome with Love

From Barcelona to Paris and now To Rome with Love, Woody Allen has gravitated to a new canvas of success in Europe by making elaborate films where he complicates the lives of his characters through nostalgic temptations in romance, art, and of course, love. As a matter of fact, all his films are about love, indirectly or directly, because it’s the one thing that keeps us wondering, attracts us to a person or a place, and as much as it opens our eyes, it unravels our hearts.

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