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  • The Mummy

    The Mummy

    It has had very bad reviews. Although I usually ignore them because of my past experiences and I try to keep them at bay, in my view, this film deserves them.

    'The Mummy' has desecrated the popcorn cinema; the good taste and the link between archeology, fantasy and adventure that worked so well in Indiana Jones franchise and, even, in 'The Mummy' (Stephen Sommers, 1999).
    Not even is entertaining...
    But, don't pay me attention: try to get the most out of this film (and any film).

    In short and in spanish: ¡Vaya ̶p̶u̶t̶a̶ mierda!

  • Tea and Sympathy

    Tea and Sympathy

    ★★

    Eché el ojo a 'Tea and Sympathy' hace tiempo. Las recientes altas valoraciones de algunas personas a las que sigo me han animado a no esperar más y lanzarme al visionado.

    Minnelli, CinemaScope, coming-of-age... ¿Qué podría salir mal? Pues...

    Demasiado pasada de rosca. Que sí, que es un melodrama (o cercano), <<pero, ¿qué esperabas? ¡Si la falta de sutileza es inherente al género!>>
    Y mira que hay ciertos melodramas que me encantan, pero ofrecen más que esta obra, como algunas…

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  • The Bookshop

    The Bookshop

    ★★

    It's like taking a Chocolat in Dogville but without the
    sweetness of the first one nor the bitterness of the second one.

  • Views from Home

    Views from Home

    ★★★★

    'There is so much beauty in the world...'.

    This quote from 'American Beauty' could be inspired by 'Views from Home'. Plastic bag included.