Ricky’s Review Roundup: Parallel Mothers, Old Strangers, Shattered, I, Challenger

Parallel Mothers Written and Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar Cast: Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Rossy de Palma, Julieta Serrano,Plot: The story of two mothers who give birth the same day. I have missed this movie several times throughout the award season, but thankful for the chance to finally sit down and catch this one after hearing so many good... Continue Reading →

NYFF 59 Review: “Parallel Mothers”

-Allison McCulloch You have to look to the future. Some people have criticized the double storyline of Penelope Cruz’s character, Janis Martinez, and Janis’ great-grandfather who was murdered during Franco’s reign of terror in Spain. I felt the two storylines complemented each other and it provided a strong basis for one of the best films... Continue Reading →

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