Friday, May 4, 2007

El laberinto del fauno

I knew what a labyrinth was--a maze you can enter if you want to get lost. Or if you want to lose somebody. Hence the line: "I don't want to talk to you for days. So hand me your GPS device, cover your eyes, and get inside."

That covered the first part of the title. But who is Pan? What is a pan? A gadget for cooking that owns a labyrinth? Or is he a distant relative of Peter, having also come from Neverland? I had no idea.

So I watched Pan's Labyrinth to find out, and I hope you will, too, because it won't make a waste of your time. It's so good it will inspire you to learn conversational Spanish and forever make you wonder how eating two pieces of grapes can make one's life utterly miserable.

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4 comments:

  1. haha, I watched this on its special advance screening two weeks before it hit all local theaters.Loved the little mandrake. Ewan ko pero I found some Christian undertones :)

    Pan is popularly known as the god of mischief.;)

    foreign films are luve. have a collection,you might want to borrow. :O

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  2. wooo! Napanood ko na rin to, ang ganda nga. Hindi ko makalimutan yung hina-hum ni Mercedes.

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  3. i have a dvd rip but i can't get the .srt file to work and i don't want to watch another spanish film without subtitle hahaha :)

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  4. It's really great, the movie. Hindi pilit, and the story just comes out naturally. Paborito ko dun 'yung General: very cold and calculating.

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