By José Luis del Río Fortich Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest. Tolkien himself, who translated the 11th-century poem Beowulf, called the story “laden with history, leading back into the dark heathen ages beyond the memory of song, but not beyond the […]
The Osterman Weekend is one of the Sam Peckinpah pictures it’s okay to remake (well, I think it’s okay to remake them all, but I know some people are sentimental about these things). One reason this would get the nod, perhaps, is that Peckinpah’s film was already adapted itself, from Robert Ludlum‘s novel of the […]
Straw Dogs isn't just a remake, it's a loving tribute to a classic movie that was notorious in its day. But do we need another siege at Trencher's Farm? Even if it's a pretty as this one?