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The Skin I Live In

Desperate Housewives, Transvestites, Junkies And Nuns: The Almodovar Archives

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

Some men have an eye for beauty. Pedro Almodovar, the self-taught auteur, reinvented what it means to be a 'beautiful women,' capturing women as image...

2011 Year-End Wrap-Up Part III: Good Films You Missed

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it's about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow.

Amy Lee

WATCH: 'Melancholia' And Eight More Contemplative Sci-Fi Films | Amy Lee | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Lars von Trier uses the tagline, "A beautiful movie about the end of the world" to describe his newest film, "Melancholia." And "Melancholia" really ...

Inspiration Over Perspiration: The Best Almodovar by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A tale of a scientist who exacts a most unusual form of revenge on the young man that victimized his daughter, The Skin I Live In is gorgeously shot, paced, and acted.

7 New Movies Open This Weekend For Post50s

Third Age | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

At last it's autumn - time to leave the blockbuster action movies and silly romantic comedies behind. This weekend, there are several terrific movies ...

Nicki Gostin

Antonio Banderas Reunites With Almodóvar For 'The Skin I Live In' | Nicki Gostin | Posted 12.17.2011 | Celebrity

It took over 20 years, but Antonio Banderas and famed Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar have teamed up again, and it’s a reunion that was worth the ...

Amy Lee

Pedro Almodovar Discusses 'The Skin I Live In' | Amy Lee | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

"They're in shock," Pedro Almodovar says, pointing to the room of silent journalists following a screening of his latest film at the New York Film Fes...

Both Nutzoid and Thrilling: Almodovar's The Skin I Live In

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Drawing on tropes from horror flicks about mad scientists -- think an Ibero Frankenstein -- The Skin I Live In is a macabre trip.

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."

Movie Review: Pedro Almodovar's Shocking The Skin I Live In

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Pygmalion meets Frankenstein by way of the imagination of Pedro Almodovar in The Skin I Live In, as tensely creepy and compelling a film as the Spanish maestro has yet made.

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...

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...