Review: Wasp Network

Director: Olivier Assayas Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Ana de Armas, Penélope Cruz Olivier Assayas - a director with an extremely high-class filmography stretching back over the last 30 years - here makes a slight wobble as he returns to matters political. Wasp Network - available on Netflix following its Berlin premiere last year - sees Assayas … Continue reading Review: Wasp Network

Review: Pain And Glory

Director: Pedro AlmodóvarStars: Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier EtxeandiaAh, the autobiographical film from a recognised auteur. Is there anything more indulgent? Anything narrower in field? Of course, one might argue that any film from an auteur is, in a way, autobiographical; that a personal imprint is a personal imprint. Still, when a filmmaker draws the … Continue reading Review: Pain And Glory