Talk Amongst Yourselves

“Quit looking At me!”

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Trailer: Balada Triste (A Sad Trumpet Ballad)

  A number of us here at Row Three caught Álex De La Iglasia’s Grand Guignol of Circus performers and crazy violence (as a quite satirical metaphor for the Franco Years, naturally), Balada Triste, at TIFF. I believe the love was unanimous. Here is a teaser from the film which features three of its signature images: A gorgeous Trapeze Artist, simply...

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Still Early But “It” Adaptation Sounds Promising

Sometime in the early part of the 90’s, I stumbled on a miniseries that gave me nightmares for months to come. It was the adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” and the movie that single-handedly fuelled my fear of clowns for the next few years. I only saw it the single time but clearly remember being spooked by the story and some of the images and events that...

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