Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from the 1990s.
It took us 23 episodes to finally step into the world of 90s World Cinema, with Pedro Almodóvar’s All About My Mother. Come for the discussion of gender and sexuality, stay for an in depth exploration of one of the host’s university degree.
Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 74: All About My Mother
[This list will be updated as more films get watched over the years!]
In my head, I had seen a lot of Pedro Almodóvar films. When I actually went and tried to figure out which ones I had seen, I realized I had only watched 1-2 in college and then went to the theater a few years back to watch the very good Pain & Glory. The lasting impressions of my apparently brief dive into his work over the years were mostly that Carmen Maura was very good, Antonio Banderas was very good, and lots and lots of colors. Little did I know what I was getting myself into by diving deep into his work with the knowledge that HBOMax was removing all of his stuff after October 31, 2021.
Films to Re-Watch: Pain & Glory
Films to Watch Still: Labyrinth of Passion, Dark Habits, What Have I Done to Deserve This?, Matador, Law of Desire, Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, High Heels, Kika, The Flower of My Secret, Live Flesh, All About My Mother, Talk to Her, Julieta, Parallel Mothers
7. I’m So Excited! (2013) Continue reading Ranking the Pedro Almodóvar Films