Language: Spanish

The Platform (El Hoyo). Dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. Festival Films & Netflix. 2019

The Platform (El Hoyo). Dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. Festival Films & Netflix. 2019 150 150 Athena Solomon Berhane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNMhRiyraxE&ab_channel=WatchTheFrame%3F Of course, it is odd to gaze from social isolation into absolute claustrophobia while still in a lockdown: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s twisted dystopian Sci-Fi thriller El Hoyo (in international release…

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The Platform (El Hoyo). Dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. Festival Films & Netflix. 2019

The Platform (El Hoyo). Dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. Festival Films & Netflix. 2019 150 150 Athena Solomon Berhane

In the movie snails are a metaphor for human cruelty and cannibalism. In the twisted dystopian science fiction movie “The Platform,” inmates of a vertically piled up prison, with two…

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The Shallows. Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra. Columbia Pictures. 2016.

The Shallows. Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra. Columbia Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Chelsea Dunbobbin

The Shallows uses the tale of Nancy (Blake Lively), a surfer alone and vulnerable in the picturesque coasts of Mexico only to be aggressively hunted by a great white shark…

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Pan’s Labyrinth. Dir. Guillermo del Toro. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Pan’s Labyrinth. Dir. Guillermo del Toro. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Anna Fraser

Pan’s Labyrinth (Original Title: El laberinto del fauno) Guillermo del Toro’s visually arresting Pan’s Labyrinth is set in 1944 against the backdrop of post civil-war Spain. It follows the story of the…

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