Pedro Almodovar movies: All 21 films ranked worst to best, including ‘Talk to Her,’ ‘Pain and Glory,’ ‘All About My Mother’

Pedro Almodovar movies: All 21 films ranked worst to best, including ‘Talk to Her,’ ‘Pain and Glory,’ ‘All About My Mother’ Pedro Almodovar celebrates his 70th birthday on September 25, 2019. The Oscar-winning Spanish auteur has made a name for himself with a series of brightly colored, delightfully kinky and unabashedly ...

Pedro Almodovar movies: All 21 films ranked worst to best

Pedro Almodovar movies: All 21 films ranked worst to best Pedro Almodovar celebrates his 70th birthday on September 25, 2019. The Oscar-winning Spanish auteur has made a name for himself with a series of brightly colored, delightfully kinky and unabashedly ...

Netflix Drops ‘Criminal’ Full Franchise Trailer (Exclusive)

Just over two weeks before its Sept. 20 global launch, Netflix has dropped its first full franchise trailer of “Criminal,” a 12-episode, four-part police interrogation anthology which reworks the ...

Pain and Glory – bittersweet perfection from Pedro Almodóvar

Antonio Banderas gives the performance of his career as a fictional stand-in for the Spanish director in a drama that blurs the line between art and life In Pedro Almodóvar’s previous film Julieta, a ...

‘Pain and Glory’ Trailer: Pedro Almodóvar Looks Inward for Meta Drama With Antonio Banderas

‘Pain and Glory’ Trailer: Pedro Almodóvar Looks Inward for Meta Drama With Antonio Banderas The Spanish auteur’s finest film in years, Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” is also his most personal, a colorful vivisection of the director’s life and work, his regrets and achievements. No doubt ...

Spain box office receipts dip slightly in first half of 2019

Pedro Almodovar’s ’Pain & Glory’ performed well in its home territory. Total box office receipts in Spain fell slightly by 0.5% to $306.2m in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period the ...

Pedro Almodóvar Wants Sexier Marvel Movies and Superhero Films: ‘They Are Neutered’

Pedro Almodóvar Wants Sexier Marvel Movies and Superhero Films: ‘They Are Neutered’ Pedro Almodóvar is one of cinema’s all-time great sensual filmmakers and a director who has committed his career to bringing all types of sexuality to the big screen. No wonder the Spanish legend is ...

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Palme d’Or race has 19 strong entries – who’s ahead?

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Palme d’Or race has 19 strong entries – who’s ahead? Nineteen films are in contention for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 14 to May 25. The history of a filmmaker at this festival can offer wisdom as to who could ...

‘Dolor Y Gloria’ Trailer: Pedro Almodóvar Returns With Antonio Banderas & Penelope Cruz

It’s been three years since we’ve heard from Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar and he’s coming off the critical acclaim of “Julieta” which was the filmmaker’s 20th film and debuted at the Cannes Film ...

‘Dolor y Gloria’ First Trailer: Pedro Almodóvar Directs His Own ‘8½’ With Banderas and Cruz

‘Dolor y Gloria’ First Trailer: Pedro Almodóvar Directs His Own ‘8½’ With Banderas and Cruz Pedro Almodóvar returns to his sensual tricks in the first trailer for his new directional effort, “Dolor y Gloria.” The movie reunites the legendary Spanish director with two of his most high profile ...

Oscars: This Year’s Foreign Language Shortlist Wins Over the Cinephile Crowd

Oscars: This Year’s Foreign Language Shortlist Wins Over the Cinephile Crowd A collective sigh by critics greeted Monday’s announcement of the nine films shortlisted for this year’s foreign-language film Oscar. For once, though, it was a sigh of relief rather than ...

Julio Medem’s ‘The Tree of Blood’ Picked up by FilmSharks Intl. (Exclusive)

Julio Medem’s ‘The Tree of Blood’ Picked up by FilmSharks Intl. (Exclusive) Starring “La casa de papel’s” Ursula Corberó, “The Tree of Blood,” the latest movie from Spain’s Julio Medem, is being brought onto the international market at Rome’s Mia market by FilmSharks Intl., ...

Benjamin Naishtat’s ‘Rojo’ Sells to Multiple Territories (Exclusive)

Benjamin Naishtat’s ‘Rojo’ Sells to Multiple Territories (Exclusive) “Rojo,” a noirish retro drama-thriller by fast-rising Argentinean helmer Benjamin Naishtat, has closed a number of territories, including France and China, after scooping three prizes at the San ...

Top Spanish Series at Mipcom

Top Spanish Series at Mipcom The Accident (Mediaset-Globomedia) Starring Inma Cuesta (“Julieta”), a thriller about a wife discovering the truth about her husband. Sales Agent: Eccho Rights Arde Madrid (Movistar Plus, Andy ...

Creative Europe’s Media Program: 5 Pointers to Its Future

San Sebastian – One of the biggest single public-sector funding systems in Europe, the European Union’s Creative Europe-Media Program, is up for renewal. On May 30, the European Commission, the E.U.’s ...

Inside Content Takes Emma Suárez Starrer ‘Josefina’ (Exclusive)

San Sebastian — Geraldine Gonard’s Inside Content has swooped on “Josefina,” acquiring world sales rights outside Spain and Germany to the Spanish movie project, which has already attached laureled ...

Filmax Boards Sergi Lopez, Emma Suarez Starrer ‘7 Reasons’ (Exclusive)

Filmax Boards Sergi Lopez, Emma Suarez Starrer ‘7 Reasons’ (Exclusive) Filmax Intl. has acquired international rights to “7 Reasons to Run Away (From Society),” with “Pan’s Labyrinth” star Sergi Lopez and Emma Suarez, who toplined Pedro Almodovar’s most recent release, ...

Luxbox Acquires San Sebastian Competition Contender ‘Rojo’ (Exclusive)

Madrid — Swooping in on a just-announced San Sebastian main competition title, Paris-based Luxbox has picked up world sales rights to the noirish retro drama-thriller “Rojo,” from Benjamin Naishtat, ...

Ecam’s Incubator Shapes Up as Top Spanish Development Powerhouse

Madrid — Multi-prized Spanish actress Emma Suárez, star of Pedro Almodovar’s “Julieta,” is attached to topline “Josefina,” a co-production between Madrid’s White Leaf Producciones and Berlin’s One Two ...

Netflix Orders 5th Original Series from Spain: ‘Hache’

Santiago De Compostela, Spain — Continuing its push to produce local content in Spain, Netflix has announced the commission of new original series “Hache,” created and written by “Velvet Collection” ...

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