Pedro AlmodÃ³var’s Plane of Existence
June 27, 2013
Now, at 63, Pedro Almodóvar is promoting his latest turn, I’m So Excited!, a screwball ensemble comedy largely set on a bungled flight over Toledo, Spain. Loyal Almodóvarians may observe that this 95-minute flick (his golden rule: comedies shouldn’t last more than an hour and a half) is an elevated departure from the auteur’s recent binge of increasingly dark and baroque films.
All Eddie Huang Ever Wanted Was Everything
January 29, 2013
Eddie Huang’s M.O. has little to do with reinterpreting original flavors, but rather brings it back old school—all the way to, say, an Asian grandmother’s kitchen: nostalgic, authentic, with a soupçon of crazy.