|Newsletter n° 141|
This week, filmotech.com is riding the wave of protests throughout Spain, parts of Europe and elsewhere with a rich selection of social and political films.
Cinema Premieres in Spain
As with Pirates of the Caribbean a couple of weeks ago, few films have dared to go up against the fifth entry in the mutant superhero saga X-Men. Those that have will get very different audiences and have promise of being attractive alternatives. They include the Franco-Australian co-production The Tree, a family drama starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, about how a widow and her children cope with the death of their father. It was a hit closing out last year's Cannes Film Festival. The Shock Doctrine presents an unusual theory that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on political and social crises, and natural disasters to dominate society. British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom brings it to the big screen to help us, in his own words, “understand why our society is the way that it is.” Another documentary, Huutajat - Screaming Men, follows an odd Finnish choir which lives up to the film's name by screaming more than singing. And, finally, The Dilemma is a Ron Howard comedy about couples not being what they seem and the extra-marital affairs that can get in the way of friendships.
Film for Free Promo
And, if you're a registered user, don't forget you can see a film for FREE every month until December 31. Logon to filmotech.com and get your viewing code from your personal space “My Account”. Choose the film you want from our constantly-growing catalogue, insert the code in the ACCESS CODE field and enjoy!