March 22, 2012
This was some serious crap ... don't know what any of you were thinking that liked this movie. This was just some esoteric piffle that some idiot thought up. A 117 minutes of watching a girl with a cute face and big ass locked in a room for no reason. No drama, no suspense, no insight. Just 117 minutes of boredom.
November 19, 2011
I usually like Almodovar's films and find them well-directed, interesting studies of a sometimes warped view of the human condition. I've long noted his fairly misogynistic viewpoint, but felt the films were interesting enough to make them worth watching despite that. I found The Skin I Live In a complete waste of time - violent and yet completely irrelevant. Not particularly creative and the
A review from someone who goes to an Almodovar movie not knowing that there will be subtitles isn't worth the time to read. Please. Some discretion in review selection! f
November 13, 2011
Pedro Almodovar's latest movie \"The Skin I Live In\" is dark and so damn twisted. It is also well acted and keeps you riveted until the final seconds. Antonio Banderas has his best role in years. Don't let anyone tell you anything about the plot. Just go and be prepared to be blown away.
November 06, 2011
A multiplicity of emotions explored and expressed in this theater piece. Some shocking; some sustaining. My companion mused, \"Oh my. He messed with the wrong man's child.\" It is one thing to be a mad scientist; it is yet another to be a man father who can also be a \"mad scientist\"...vengefully! The script stumbles to the end: a lot to cover: multiplexed, multifaceted: