Parallel Mothers (2021)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Original Title: Madres paralelas Spain, 2021. El Deseo, Pathe, Radio Televisión Española, Remotamente Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment. Screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar. Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine. Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García. Music by Alberto Iglesias. Production Design by Antxon Gomez. Costume Design by Paola Torres. Film Editing…

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Pain And Glory (2019)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Original title:  Dolor y Gloria Spain, 2019.  Canal+, Cine@, El Deseo, El Primer Deseo, Gobierno de España, Radio Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Ricardo Marco Budé, Esther García, Ignacio Salazar-Simpson.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by…

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Caresses (1998)

VENTURA PONS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Caricies Spain, 1998.  Els Films de la Rambla, Generalitat de Catalunya – Departament de Cultura, Televisió de Catalunya, Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Ventura Pons, Sergi Belbel, based on the play by Sergi Belbel.  Cinematography by Jesus Escosa.  Produced by Ventura Pons.  Music by Carles Cases.  Production Design by Gloria Marti.  Costume Design by Neus Olivella.  Film…

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Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Atame! Spain, 1990.  El Deseo.  Story and Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Enrique Posner.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Esther García.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.  Podcast:  My Criterions.   Pedro Almodovar really pulls out all the stops for this romantic…

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Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (1988)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Mujeres Al Borde De Un Ataque De Nervios Spain, 1988.  Laurenfilm, El Deseo.  Story and Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Pedro Almodovar.  Music by Bernardo Bonezzi.  Production Design by Emilio Canuelo, Felix Murcia.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Pedro Almodovar’s reputation as…

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Matador (1986)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 1986.  Compañía Iberoamericana de TV, Televisión Española.  Story by Pedro Almodovar, Screenplay by Jesus Ferrero, Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Music by Bernardo Bonezzi.  Production Design by Fernando Sanchez.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio.  Film Editing by José Salcedo. Upon release, this was Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s most serious…

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Dark Habits (1983)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Original title:  Entre Tieneblas Spain, 1983.  Tesauro S.A..  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Produced by Luis Calvo.  Production Design by Roman Arango, Pin Morales.  Costume Design by Francis Montesinos, Teresa Nieto.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Among the least memorable of the films in the great Pedro Almodovar’s canon. A nightclub singer…

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Pepi, Luci, Bom And Other Girls (1980)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Pepi, Luci, Bom…Y Otras Chicas Del Monton Spain, 1980.  Fígaro Films.  Story and screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Paco Femenia.    Produced by Pepon Coromina, Pastora Delgado, Ester Rambal.  Costume Design by Manuela Camacho.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Pedro Almodovar’s film debut as feature director must be seen by his…

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