Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s New Black Beast?

There has been a solid tendency in entertainment - or sports journalism - to grant strong-performing athletes with supernatural and mythical qualities. Much has been said and written about Cristiano Ronaldo. Say what you will about him - even during his humble beginnings, he had the temperament and the determination of a star.  A lot… Sigue leyendo Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s New Black Beast?

Movie Reviews

American Gigolo (1980): A Classy Look at Redemption

Despite the title and the involvement of Jerry Bruckheimer - the top Hollywood producer that has probably best epitomized the idea of a blockbuster in the last thirty years -   ''American Gigolo'' may well be the most European work of Paul Schrader. The movie opens in much the same way as another film which… Sigue leyendo American Gigolo (1980): A Classy Look at Redemption

Movie Reviews

Novecento: A Mess in the Midst of a Spectacle

There are, at least, two names in this movie from 1976 that would attract any die-hard moviegoer of nowadays: director Bernardo Bertolucci ("The Conformist" (1970), "The Last Emperor"(1987))and actor Robert de Niro (no need to mention some of his films, I believe). In words of the former "'1900' is a socialist 'Gone with the Wind.'"… Sigue leyendo Novecento: A Mess in the Midst of a Spectacle