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Malas temporadas / Hard Times (2005) Manuel Martín Cuenca, Javier Cámara, Nathalie Poza, Eman Xor Oña, Drama
Four people are searching for their place in this world.
A beautiful singer (Leonor Watling) who has lost the ability to inspire is struggling to make sense of her life. Spending the remaining of her time in a wheelchair Laura is having second thoughts about what it means to be.
Tapas (2005) José Corbacho, Juan Cruz, Ángel de Andrés López, María Galiana, Elvira Mínguez, Comedy, Drama
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) Charles Lamont, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy is the last of the team’s vehicles for Universal-International. Stranded in Egypt, Bud and Lou hire themselves out as travelling companions to archeologist Kurt Katch. Before long, Katch is murdered by a group of cultists, and a medallion, embossed with a map which leads to a sacred burial site, is accidentally swallowed by Costello. The boys become the unwilling pawns of the cultists, led by Richard Deacon, and a greedy adventuress, played by Marie Windsor. The last scene finds Costello being menaced by three mummies, two of them bogus.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) Edward Ludwig, Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him. It turns out the financier of her play is a notorious art collector who steals what he can’t buy and the play he’s financing is just a front for a job he is planning.
El jinete sin cabeza / The Headless Rider (1957) Chano Urueta, Luis Aguilar, Flor Silvestre, Jaime Fernández, Horror, Western, Mystery
A mute phantom hero takes on skull-masked killers, a disembodied living hand and a corpse that won’t stay in its grave. This is the first in a trilogy of horror/western hybrids that also includes the films La marca de Satanás (“The Mark of Satan”) and La cabeza de Pancho Villa (“The Head of Pancho Villa”).
Alatriste (2006) Agustín Díaz Yanes, Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Unax Ugalde, Adventure, Drama, History
Spain 17th century.Diego Alatriste, brave and heroic soldier, is fighting under his King’s army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and near to die ask to Diego, as his last desire, to looking after his son Inigo and grow him as a soldier. Alatriste has to come back to Madrid.
Hombre mirando al sudeste / Man Facing Southeast (1986) Eliseo Subiela, Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo, Drama, Sci-Fi
A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is himself unhappy, and affected by the patient’s insight. But he is ordered to treat the patient according to institutional procedure.
El asesino de muñecas / Killing of the Dolls (1975) Miguel Madrid, David Rocha, Inma de Santis, Helga Liné, Horror
Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his arrival home murders begin to happen, is he responsible?