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She wears a mask – The Skin I Live In review

The Skin I Live In – Stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya and Marisa Paredes. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Rated MA. Originally published December 23, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. The Skin I Live In is now available on DVD in Australia. The Skin I Live In certainly puts the ! in ALMODOVAR! The Spanish auteur’s latest film is particularly melodramatic, bizarre, and visually sumptuous, even by his […]

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Your 2011 Boxing Day Viewing Guide

Your 2011 Boxing Day Viewing Guide. By Simon Miraudo. In case you couldn’t tell by the fact a bajillion movies are coming out this week, Boxing Day is kind of a big deal for Australian film-lovers. In fact, December 26th is the biggest day on the cinema-going calendar. What is it about that post-Christmas comedown […]

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She wears a mask – The Skin I Live In review

The Skin I Live In – Stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya and Marisa Paredes. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The Skin I Live In certainly puts the ! in ALMODOVAR! The Spanish auteur’s latest film is particularly melodramatic, bizarre, and visually sumptuous, even by his already heightened standards. It establishes one […]

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First look at 2011 Brisbane International Film Festival

An alien invasion flick, a rock-doco and a fleshy new Almodóvar feature are set to play at the 2011 Brisbane International Film Festival. Announced today by Arts Minister Rachel Nolan on the official BIFF website, the festival will open on November 3 with Joe Cornish’s heavily buzzed about sci-fi comedy Attack the Block.  Festivities will come to a […]

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First look at Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live In

The 2011 Cannes film festival is getting closer, and all those films we’ve been eagerly anticipating – The Tree of Life, Sleeping Beauty, Melancholia, Drive, This Must Be The Place – are all set to compete for the prestigious Palme d’Or. Also in competition for the top prize is Pedro Almodóvar newie, The Skin I […]

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