I’ve made a list of movies that I think is worth watching. The plan was to write them all down in a post but, since I’ll be adding to the list as I watch new movies, I decided to make a new page instead. I would love to get recommendations for new movies, or to hear your opinion if you strongly agree/disagree with any of the movies on my list.
So, if you’re interested, please check out the list here: http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/movies/
I guess this part of America’s history is well-known by most people as it has been portrayed in a great number of movies (The Untouchables, Al Capone, etc) and tv-series, recently in the award-winning HBO-show Boardwalk Empire (which is based on the real life of Enoch Lewis “Nucky” Johnson). The era known as the Prohibition started in 1920 when the 18th Amendment banned the sale, transportation and manufacture of alcohol in America, and it lasted until 1933 when it all came to an end with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment, which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment.
The winter is coming, there is no doubt. I’ve heard people talk about it: the weather reporter on TV mentioned it, friends of friends on different websites specializing in social networking have discussed the subject, plus a family member that lives in far, far away land, told me they already had seen snow this year and that it was early. And then there’s convection… (more…)
I was glad when I realized that this dog has made it to the movies!”Red Dog” is a short novel Louis de Bernières wrote after he discovered a statue of a dog in the city of Karratha in the Australian outback.
Kathryn Flett at Guardian.co.uk writes the following in her book review from 2001:
“Red Dog is the semi-fictionalised biography of an extraordinary Red Cloud Kelpie – a tough, stocky, short-haired, pointy-eared breed of Australian sheep dog, descended from the Scottish collie – who became a legend in Western Australia during his short life (1971- 1979 RIP). (more…)
Here is a short film by Pedro Almodovar – “the cannibal counselor” (La concejala antropófaga). It is shot while filming the movie “Broken Embraces” (Los Abrazos Rotos).