Since the 20s, the silent era of cinema, industry has adapted comic and superheroes stories. “The Mark of Zorro”, “Don Q, Son of Zorro” and “The Bold Caballero” are the first records in history.
First adapted film, to big screen, of one character from DC Comics was materialised in 1951 with “Superman and the Mole Men”, starring George Reeves. This way, first movie based on Marvel comic was “Howard the Duck” in 1986. Both of them in live-action.
One of the most acclaimed films at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival was Good time, a production by brothers Joshua and Ben Safdie and starring Robert Pattinson, who should have been the winner according some critics. In fact, his performance has been compared with the one Al Pacino did in “Dog Day Afternoon” as Sonny Wortzik. So, with this news about Pattinson, it seems his bad performances are a thing of the past.
Good Time was in the official competition for the Palme d’Or, but it got the Cannes Soundtrack Award, an independent recognition given by the jury to one feature film in the main category.
Ruth Caudeli is a Spanish filmmaker who lives in Colombia since four years ago. She has written and directed three short films, has made some commercials and next year is going to release her directorial debut.
¿Cómo te llamas? (What’s your name?) is the title of this feature filmwritten and directed by her that tells a love metamorphosis through the story of a women couple (starring actresses Silvia Varón and Alejandra Lara). Although director has chosen two women as couple, that process of love and dislike matches into any kind of love relationship.
Blade Runner (1982) is a slight adaptation of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the third book by enigmatic and genius writer Philip K. Dick that had not the expected impact on this story directed by Ridley Scott and starring actor Harrison Ford.
35 years after of having been in theaters, it has been entrusted to Canadian director Denis Villeneuve a sequel. Over time and with a new director’s cut, this sci-fi film has reached a new dimension and now it is considered one of the classic of this film genre.
Yesterday X500 won the Audience Award at Lefko International Film Festival in Greece and this weekend opens in some theaters in Colombia.
Juan Andres Arango has released his second feature film – after his debut with “La Playa DC” that was exhibited in “Uncertain Regard” in Cannes 2012 -, where he shows us another story about young boys, an urban story that talks about displacement and the necessity to claim a space into an external environment.
With the new production by Ciro Guerra (Embrace of a Serpent), the director and production house Ciudad Lunar led by Cristina Gallego returned to La Guajira where they filmed in the past their other feature film “The Wind Journeys”.
Birds of a Passage (Pájaros de Verano) also represents the launching of Cristina Gallego as film director, co-directing this new movie.
Elia K. Schneider is the director who has taken this story into big screen that is inspired on Tamara Adrian, the first transgender deputy in Venezuela and an important activist por sexual minorities and women in Latin America.
The film has just received 9 nominations at MIFF Awards organized by Milan International Film Festival and Leonardo Da Vinci Film Society.
After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world’s leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong—the system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything…and everyone along with it.