Tag: pan’s labyrinth
Today I watched Pan’s Labyrinth. Quite good. Very beautiful fantasy. I can see why so many people were raving about it. I liked it’s use of conventional, fantasy story-telling elements but also how director Guillermo del Toro played with those ideas too. I liked the color very much too. Most of the movie is very [...]
Posted: July 8th, 2007 under Film.
Tags: alfonso cuaron, emma watson, fantasy, Film, guillermo del toro, history of love, ivana baquero, nicole krauss, ofelia, pan's labyrinth, spanish movies, y tu mama tambien
I’ve been watching a lot of Spanish language movies lately (amores perros, next up volver, then y tu mama tambien, then pan’s labyrinth.) It makes me want to pick the language up again. Well, I guess learn it, as I only remember the questions words, and numbers and stuff. I think I want to learn [...]
Posted: June 6th, 2007 under Culture, Film, Learning.
Tags: Amores Perros, espanol, Film, german, italian, Learning, pan's labyrinth, spanish, spanish language, Volver, y tu mama tambien
Caitlin, Katie, and Kate, you might be excited about this (assuming, Kate, that you’ve finally read The History of Love.) John Brit, I don’t know if you’ve read this book yet or not, but you should. Either way, you’ll be excited about the bit I put in bold. From New York Magazine Book Review: “Krauss’s [...]
Posted: June 5th, 2007 under Community, Film.
Tags: 21 grams, academy awards, alejandro gonzalez inarritu, alfonso cuaron, babel, children of men, everything is illuminated, Film, guillermo del toro, hellboy, history of love, hollywood, jb, john brittingham, jonathan safran foer, kate netzler, katie giesbrecht, new yorker, nicole krauss, oscars, pan's labyrinth, today show, y tu mama tambien