Sony Pictures Classics is extending its long relationship with Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar by acquiring all North American rights to his upcoming comedy I’M SO EXCITED. Written and directed by Almodóvar, it began production this month is set for release in summer 2013. The plot is being held as a closely guarded secret but the casting is not. The director reunites with favorites Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Paz Vega. The film also stars Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas, Raul Arévalo, Carlos Areces, and Antonio de la Torre. Expect a Cannes premiere next May.
PREVIEW: The G.I. FILM FESTIVAL 2017 ……..One Millennial. One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of not just films, but of the film … Continue reading
Graduation (“Bacalaureat“) (Cristian Mungiu, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars. The new film from Romanian director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) begins with a bang. Well, a crash, anyway, as a rock shatters the glass of … Continue reading
Their Finest (Lone Scherfig, 2017) 4 out of 4 stars. The worst thing about Their Finest is its generic title, which offers no indication of the magical whimsy within. Otherwise, it is a charming, bittersweet cinematic confection that tells the … Continue reading