Noah’s Ark (1928)

Noah’s Ark was Michael Curtiz’s first big Hollywood film, and it certainly is epic. Modeled on Griffith’s Intolerance (1916) and DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1923), it parallels a modern story of love and war with a spectacular biblical myth. This … Continue reading

The Skin I Live In (La piel que habito, 2011)

Unless I’m forgetting one, this is only the second time Pedro Almodóvar has adapted someone else’s work. The first time was Live Flesh (Carne trémula, 1997), which was based on the novel by Ruth Rendell. The Skin I Live In … Continue reading