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Interview: Antonio Banderas Talks About Plastic Surgery

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.13.2011 | Celebrity
Marshall Fine

"But the character is also a metaphor," Banderas says. "He is a monster but he is also an artist. Life gives him the ability to create identities, to change identities."

Interview: Mateo Gil discusses Blackthorn

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To writer-director Mateo Gil, the western is the essence of the movies. Which is why his film Blackthorn is, in his words, "a very personal statement....

Spain Sidesteps Almodovar Again For Oscar Entry

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

As the last minute foreign film Oscar contenders trickle in, Spain threw a curveball into the race. The country sidestepped Pedro Almodovar once a...

25 Foreign Films Even Subtitle Haters Should See

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Reading subtitles is a lot like riding a bicycle. Practice not only makes perfect, soon enough it's second nature so you don't even notice you're doing it. This particularly holds true when you're watching something great.

Antonio Banderas Gets Creepy & Crazy

Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment

Antonio Banderas' career, of late, has largely seen him slip into the fur of the adventurous, flamboyant kitty, Puss in Boots, for both the "Shrek" se...

Cannes 2011 Day Eight, Nine and Ten: "Melancholia" As Von Trier and Almodovar Disappoint

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Let's dive right in as the festival continues to produce challenging and ambitious movies right through the final days. MELANCHOLIA ** out of **** Y...

Prince William on Honeymoon As Controversial Diana Film Premieres in Cannes

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 07.17.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

While Prince William is on his honeymoon, moving forward with the next chapter of his life, 4,800 miles away there are those who are still looking back into the tragic events in his past.

Top 5 Films At Cannes 2011

Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

Right now all eyes are on the French Riviera. The 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival rolled out its red carpet and opened on May 11th with Woody Allen's...

On Getting Married and Missing Out on the College Experience

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Because we took the plunge before crossing the stage, we are something of a novelty. Do I miss out by being married? Sometimes.

Bisset, De Havilland & Kerr Feted by French Legion & BFI/TCM Festival to Open With Caron Classic

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones in classic film, which focused primarily on iconic leading ladies, dominated the news and will be r...

Theater Review: "Women On The Verge" Of Bad

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ** out of **** At the Belasco Theatre Neither the complete train wreck some people predicted nor the fizz...

Antonio Banderas Goes From Animated Puss to Motivated Curator of a Spanish Film Series

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

While Antonio Banderas may be running off to promote to his latest Hollywood excursion, Shrek Forever After his real passion recently has been curating a new, free film series at Manhattan's Spanish culture center.

What Can Cannes Do?

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

In the midst of the hysteria, disappointments, and madcap media free-for-all that has become integral to Cannes, remember Visconti's The Leopard.

Pedro Almodovar's One Taboo: S&M

AP | SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sex. Drugs. Prostitution. Pedophilia. Rape. Pedro Almodovar has been able to translate some of the most delicate subjects to the big ...

Los Abrazos Rotos: Pedro Almodavar's New Movie

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Jones

Los Abrazos Rotos sounds so much more romantic, and reflects better, to this non-Spanish speaker, the complicated story that this movie tells than Broken Embraces.

Penelope Cruz Shows Off New Ring, Wears Layers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Penelope Cruz wore a big sapphire and diamond rock on her ring finger to the New York Film Festival premiere of 'Broken Embraces.' Was it an engagemen...

What to See: New Moon and Broken Embraces

Meg Hemphill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meg Hemphill

The Twilight Saga: New Moon comes out today. And it's a safe bet that it'll be number one at the box office. If you're unconvinced whether this flick is for you, here's an overview to help you along your way ... or not.

Penelope Cruz Movies: How Will 'Broken Embraces' Stack Up? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

**Scroll down for the 'Broken Embraces' trailer** 'Broken Embraces,' Pedro Almodovar's new movie starring Penelope Cruz, opens today. The noir-infuse...

Top Ten Greatest Films of 2009

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stanton Peele

It's that time of year again, the time when film critics and aficionados remind you of those great films - most of which you missed. Here are the top 10 movies of 2009.

Penelope Cruz in Red and White

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At a special screening on Tuesday night at the Crosby Hotel, Penelope Cruz wore a demure white, and introduced her new film by saying Pedro Almodovar was sorry he could not attend.

What's Wrong With the New York Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The NYFF has become the "we know best" festival, full of films that no one -- except the selection committee and the people who actually made the movies --- will ever care about.

Cannes Buzz: Which Film Will Win?

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

All charismatic, powerful men ruthlessly destroy other people's lives as they cheer on "Vincere!"

Cannes 2009 Day Seven: More Almodovar Is Less

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

One hour into this film, I defy anyone to describe it accurately and know where it's headed.

Caption This Photo, Vote For Friday's Best, See Thursday's Winner

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: Actress Penelope Cruz, left, and actress Blanca Portillo, right, kiss Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, center, during a photocall f...