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Forbidden Planet: a space odyssey before Star Wars

In the fifties our image of space travel and life on other planets was very different from now. Years before man had explored outer space and landed on the moon the film Forbidden Planet was released. Ten years prior to 2001: A Space Odyssey and

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Easy Rider, a psychedelic musical road trip

Easy Rider is a psychedelic musical road movie that is unmistakably made in The Summer of Love in 1969. The movie was written, produced and directed by the main actors Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. This counterculture film did not remain unnoticed and was nominated

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Jamón Jamón, Spanish passion between Cruz and Bardem

Before Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz became Hollywood’s favorite European acting couple, they both played in the Spanish movie Jamón, Jamón. You might know the film as A Tale of Ham and Passion as it is called in the United States. In Germany it is known

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The Hateful Eight by Tarantino

The Hateful Eight, the long awaited eighth movie by Quentin Tarantino, if we forget the flick Death Proof which is part of the double feature Grindhouse together with Robert Rodriguez’ Planet Terror, is a return to the westerns from the sixties, especially those of the two