|1492: Conquest of Paradise 1992 PG-13, 152 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Gerard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean, Angela Molina, Fernando Rey, Michael Wincott, Tcheky Karyo, Frank Langella, Mark Margolis, Kevin Dunn, Kario Salem, Billy L. Sullivan, John Heffernan, Arnold Vosloo
This celebration of the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' "discovery" of America provides a complex look at the relationship of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella in his quest for exploration.
|Broken Embraces 2009 |
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Romance
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Cast: Penelope Cruz, Blanca Portillo, Lluis Homar, Jose Luis Gomez, Ruben Ochandiano, Tamar Novas, Angela Molina, Chus Lampreave, Kiti Manver, Lola Duenas, Mariola Fuentes, Carmen Machi, Kira Miro, Rossy de Palma, Alejo Sauras
Fourteen years ago, Mateo Blanco–now known as Harry Caine (Jose Luis Gomez)–was blinded in a car crash that killed his beloved Lena (Penelope Cruz). Harry's collaborator Judit Garcia (Blanca Portillo) and her son, Diego (Tamar Novas) now help Harry make a living as a successful screenwriter. After Diego is injured in an accident, Harry takes care of him, and, one day, Diego asks Harry why he changed his name. Harry is compelled to tell the story, and, through flashbacks, the story of the love triangle involving Harry, his producer Ernesto Martel (Jose Luis Gomez), and Ernesto's mistress Lena is told. 1 User Review
|Oh...What a Tangled Web We Weave!||Winn 06/28/2011 |
| This movie should be given a 4 Star rating. Penelope was exciting, engaging and beautiful in her portrayal of' 'Lena'. Lluis Homar seduces the audience as charming 'Harry Caine'. Blanca Portillo was extremely believable as the tortured, long suffering, faithful ex-Lover 'Judit Garcia'....and Jose Luis Gomez as the obsessive, controlling, thoughtful, conniving Ernesto was a text book study in character. I've recommended this movie to all my Friends (real and those on Facebook)!|
|Carnage 2002 N/R, 130 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Delphine Gleize
Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Angela Molina, Lio, Lucia Sanchez, Esther Gorintin, Marilyne Even, Clovis Cornillac, Jacques Gamblin, Feodor Atkine, Bernard Sens, Pascal Bongard, Raphaelle Molinier
After a bullfight, the bull is destroyed and its body parts are sent out across Europe where numerous people–an actress, an ice skater, an epileptic girl, a researcher, a taxidermist, and a teacher–come in contact with various parts of the bull's remains. Very European.
|Live Flesh 1997 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Thriller
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Cast: Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Liberto Rabal, Angela Molina, Jose Sancho, Penelope Cruz, Pilar Bardem, Alex Angulo, Mariola Fuentes, Yael Be
A sex-filled thriller aptly describes this foreign film in which an accidental shooting leaves one man (Javier Bardem) paralyzed and another (Liberto Rabal) in prison. Years later, upon his prison release, fate brings the men together again–in a very mixed-up world.
|Streets of Gold 1986 R, 94 min.|
Director: Joe Roth
Cast: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Wesley Snipes, Adrian Pasdar, Angela Molina, Elya Baskin, Rainbow Harvest, Adam Nathan, John Mahoney, John McCurry, Frances Foster, Daniel O'Shea, Jaroslav Stremien, Michael Beach, Peter Antico, David Chandler
Alek Neuman (Klaus Maria Brandauer) is a Russian who emigrates to Brooklyn's Brighton Beach. Neuman had been a boxer in Russia but was not allowed to fight in the Olympics because he is Jewish. Now, he finds work as a dishwasher and drinks heavily–until he meets amateur boxers Timmy Boyle (Adrian Pasdar) and Roland Jenkins (Wesley Snipes). He offers to coach them and trains them to fight in the Olympics where they could fight the Russian team that had rejected Neuman years ago.
|That Obscure Object of Desire 1977 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy
Director: Luis Bunuel
Cast: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Angela Molina, Julien Bertheau, Andre Weber, Milena Vukotic, Maria Asquerino, Ellen Bahl, Valerie Blanco, Pierre Pieral
Mathieu (Fernando Rey), a middle-aged man, fantasizes about the woman of his dreams: Conchita. Carole Bouquet and Angela Molina alternate in the role of "Conchita." This wryly sophisticated film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film.
|1. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)|
2. Broken Embraces (2009)
3. Carnage (2002)
4. Live Flesh (1997)
5. Streets of Gold (1986)
6. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
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