carmen-maura,The Promise, Volver [DVD] [French], Lisboa (658769022032), La Virgen Negra, Les Femmes du 6me tage
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5 stars out of 5 -- "VOLVER finds Spain's favorite cinematic son Pedro Almodovar at the peak of his powers. Not only that, but he extracts a career-best performance from Penelope Cruz." Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] story saturated with Almodovar's love and compassion for women of all shapes, sizes and sentiments; a hearty tribute to the Spanish maestro's rural La Mancha roots..." Total Film "VOLVER has the convivial aspect of a family reunion..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 4 -- "Cruz vindicates herself in dazzling style as a domestic goddess par excellence."Sight and Sound "Penelope Cruz comes into her own as an actress, being gorgeous and gritty, alive and thrilling."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "With the help of six extraordinary actresses...Almodovar crafts one of the year's best films....VOLVER is Almodovar's passionate tribute to the community of women -- living and dead -- who nurtured him."Rolling Stone "The movie opens as borderline Hitchcock, echoing the tone of the filmmaker's bravura BAD EDUCATION....Almodovar rips the rug out from under the audience in a most delightful way." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "[T]he most significant reunion in VOLVER is the one that takes place between the filmmaker and actress who has best embodied his feminine ideal: Carmen Maura....An effective example of purely fictional filmmaking, grounded in script and performance."Film Comment "It draws you in, invites you to linger and makes you eager to return. It offers something better than realism."New York Times Included in Premiere's "10 Best Movies Of The Year" -- "[I]t's a nuanced slow-burner with near-endless resonance."Premiere Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[N]o one rivals Pedro Almodovar for speaking the language of love in all its permutations..."Rolling Stone Ranked #9 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "VOLVER is a vibrant, dazzling film that will surprise with each of its unexpected plot turns."Ultimate DVD 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Penelope Cruz's acting rises to a new level....This cruises on a full tank..."USA Today "Penelope Cruz is dazzling, passionate, witty, mercurial and yet unshakably grounded as Raimunda..."Wall Street Journal29.94355

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he ensemble performances bring charm and vitality..."Total Film29.43498

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he ensemble performances bring charm and vitality..."Total Film29.43498

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"...There's substance as well as style here. Almodovar opens your eyes first, then he knocks them out..." Rolling Stone "...An entertaining jumble....Almodovar works best when he is setting these lively characters in motion..." New York Times "...LAW OF DESIRE is truly bravura in its driving pace and nonchalant tone. Almodovar directs like a crack race driver who is fearless of the sharpest curves..." Los Angeles Times25.98963

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"...A cleverly choreographed, slick and nicely observed comedy of manners..." Sight and Sound "...[A] most entertaining, deliberately benign new Spanish farce....Fiendishly funny..." New York Times Included in The New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1988" New York Times "...Rossy de Palma is startling....And there is a spectacularly fine shot of Maria Barranco..."Film Comment "...A funny movie full of sly comic touches....Bernardo Bonezzi's energetic score is as amusing as everything else in the film..." Los Angeles Times0.2340165

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