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.

Art deco gone mad in Eugenio Mira's The Birthday

The Birthday

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2004 | Horror / Comedy | Rating: 3/10 | Director: Eugenio Mira
The are some images which stick in the mind and, from a stylistic perspective, it’s a more than competent calling card. But… it’s all a bit annoying [..]

Welcome to San Hilario...

To Die in San Hilario

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2005 | Comedy | Rating: 5/10 | Director: Laura Mañá
A subtle black comedy, with the humor coming from the characters rather than the dialogue or farcical situation, this is actually rather a sweet film. [..]

Clown with a gun... The Last Circus

The Last Circus

February 15, 2018 Matt B 0

2010 | Horror / Comedy | Rating: 9/10 | Director: Álex de la Iglesia
It is a film that frankly couldn’t have been made by anyone else: a crazy mix of horror, whimsy, social history, melodrama and surrealism [..]

Boy racer Jose Isbert in El cochecito

El cochecito

November 29, 2016 Matt B 0

Spanish title: El cochecito Country: Spain / France 1960 Genre: Comedy Director: Marco Ferreri Produced by Pedro Portabella for Films 59 Story and screenplay: Rafael […]

Pop cinema, Spanish Style... Pecados conyugales

Pecados Conyugales

October 20, 2016 Matt B 0

1969 | Comedy | Rating: 6/10 | Director: José María Forqué
Pecados Conyugales is an entirely frivolous concoction, which plays very like the comic anthologies that were to become so popular in Italy the following decade. [..]