Film Review: The Skin I Live In (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. REVIEW: I’ve never been the biggest Pedro Almodovar fan. I haven’t seen a film of his since “Live Flesh” in 1997. The others I have seen were his early collaborations with Antonio Banderas. Now, Banderas is one of my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fragile (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In this atmospheric thriller, American nurse Amy (Calista Flockhart) is thrust into an eerie and dangerous world when she takes a temporary job at an isolated children’s hospital in England that’s slated for closure. The children, who are being terrorized and injured in baffling ways, confide in Amy that “the mechanical girl” doesn’t want them to leave, and Amy must convince skeptics that the menace is real. REVIEW: Directed by: Jaume Balaguero Written by: Jaume … Continue reading

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