Archive for June, 2015

Elvira, I’d Give You My Life, But I’m Using It poster

Elvira, I’d Give You My Life, But I’m Using It

in Mexican Movies

Manolo Caro’s movie starts with a pretty simple and cruel premise: Gustavo (Carlos Bardem), a middle-aged husband and father of two, kisses his wife Elvira (Cecila Suárez) goodbye to go get cigarettes and never comes back. From there, we follow Elvira’s journey as she relentlessly looks for him, not to bring him back but rather to understand his motivations and […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: June 29th 2015

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: June 29th 2015

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Compared to last Tuesday, this week has more to offer when it comes to Blu-Ray releases. Criterion is bringing us Jaromil Jire’s Valerie and her Week of Wonders, a Czechoslovak New Wave film which I’m looking forward to watch – if you have Hulu+, you might get a chance to stream it as most of Criterion’s catalog is available on that […]

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Timbuktu Blu-Ray release

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: June 23rd 2015

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This week is pretty poor when it comes to Blu-Ray releases, which coincides with the arrival of summer. Besides two classics by Criterion – Bernhard Wicki’s The Bridge & Terry Gilliam’s Fisher King and one cult flick by Shout! Factory – Neil Marshall’s Dog Soldiers – the only real noticeable new release this week is, without a doubt, Abderrahmane Sissako’s acclaimed Timbuktu, […]

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