BloJJ

Adventures of a multidimensional freak

This is Juan Julián Merelo Guervós English-language blog. He teaches computer science at the University of Granada, in southern Spain. Come back here to read about politics, technology, with a new twist

Latest comments

  • Natasha en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • Cb en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • Dan Brown Freak en Spanish mostly pissed off at Dan Brown's Digital Fortress
  • Jack en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • Anónimo en About conference poster design and defense
  • Hendo en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • TML en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • Anonymous en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • RonS en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • miss en Riddles in Kafka on the shore
  • Blogs Out There

    Nelson Minar's Blog
    Jeremy Zawodny's Blog
    Kottke
    Complexes, Carlos Gershenson's blog
    IlliGAL, Genetic Algorithms blog
    Blogging in the wind, Víctor R. Ruiz's blog


    Atalaya, my Spanish language blog
    Geneura@Wordpress, our research group's blog.
    My home page

    Old stories


    Creative Commons License
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
    Blogalia

    Stats
    Inicio > Historias > Alatriste, the movie

    Alatriste, the movie

    As I told in my latest appointment, Alatriste has been released in Spain to the general dissapointment of most people who have watched it. If a teenager like Harry Potter deserves a movie per book, why a grown man like Alatriste has to make do with a single movie for all his life? That's the main problem with the movie: the plot leaks, and it's a badly-stitched sequence of superb scenes, with superb actors (most ot them, anyways), superb production design, but that leaves you with the feeling that, if half the scenes had been suppressed (in a 150-minute movie), not much would have been lost.
    At least people watching a dubbed version won't have to hear the not-quite-Spanish (and much less castillian) accent of Viggo Mortensen. Imagine Schwarzenegger playing Sam Adams. You get the idea.
    At any rate, please go and watch the movie. My Úbeda, is very nicely featured in it, and quite a significant scene takes place in Ubeda buildings.

    2006-09-06 17:06 | 1 Comment(s) | Filed in

    Referencias (TrackBacks)

    URL de trackback de esta historia http://blojj.blogalia.com//trackbacks/42708

    Comentarios

    1
    De: Monica Fecha: 2006-11-12 05:56

    Are they to be realeasing dubbed versions? The version that I know of that we are to get in america is only subtitled, not dubbed.

    I do not know if spanish cinema is different, but I personally do not expect much more than a creative work regarding an historical period in america.



    Nombre
    Correo-e
    URL
    Dirección IP: 54.81.69.159 (e6d4f006e1)
    Comentario

    © 2002 - 2008 jmerelo
    Powered by Blogalia