Lolita (#Kubrick6)

Lolita (Lolita, 1962): de personas normales, genios, y ninfas. De amor, inmoralidad, y perversión. Y de infinita sutileza   “Now that we know who you are, I know who I am. I’m not a mistake! It all makes sense! In a comic, you know how you can tell who the arch-villain’s going to be? He’s […]

Senderos de gloria (#Kubrick4)

Senderos de gloria (Paths of Glory, 1957): la impotencia de un hombre ante la imponencia de un sistema   “Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? You? You, Lt. Weinberg? I have a greater responsibility than you could […]

Atraco perfecto (#Kubrick3)

Atraco Perfecto (The Killing, 1956): Un plan de atraco, crónica de una muerte anunciada.   “- Doyle, I KNOW I gave him four THREES. He had to make a SWITCH. We can’t let him get away with that. – What was I supposed to do – call him for cheating better than me, in front […]

El beso del asesino (#Kubrick2)

El beso del asesino (Killer’s Kiss, 1955): Danzad, danzad, malditos   “Here they are again, folks! These wonderful, wonderful kids! Still struggling! Still hoping! As the clock of fate ticks away, the dance of destiny continues! The marathon goes on, and on, and on! HOW LONG CAN THEY LAST?” Danzad, danzad, malditos (They Shoot Horses, […]

Miedo y deseo (#Kubrick1)

Miedo y deseo (Fear and Desire, 1953): Miedo a conocerse, deseo de avanzar. Comprender. Superarse. ¿Rebelarse?   “Everything a lie. Everything you hear, everything you see. So much to spew out. They just keep coming, one after another. You’re in a box. A moving box. They want you dead, or in their lie… There’s only […]

Nick Cave

One more time with feeling: la vida, y la muerte, a flor de fiel para Nick Cave   Sobrevivir a un hijo. El simple hecho de pensarlo hiela la sangre. ¿Cómo abandonar los oscuros pensamientos en los que la tragedia acaba sumiéndote sin ninguna compasión?   “You fell from the sky Crash landed in a […]