Another night in the life of a cop... 091, policiá al habla

091 Policía al habla

March 28, 2018 Matt B 0

A heady mixture of police procedural and melodrama, but it has a very human viewpoint, treating not just the cops but most of the peripheral characters also with a degree of sympathy.

Cine negro of the 1960s

March 4, 2018 Matt B 0

One of the most interesting (and obscure) cinematic movements of the 1950s and early 1960s was the so-called cine negro. As the name suggests, these films were Spanish takes on the American (and to an extent French) film noir. [..]

Luz Marquez in Poster for Llama un tal esteban

Llama un tal esteban

December 19, 2016 Matt B 0

1960 | Cine negro | Rating: 7/10 | Director: Pedro L. Ramirez
While Llama un tal esteban might not have the stylistic virtuosity of the best of the cine negro films, it stands up well as an effective little filler [..]