Magda (Penélope Cruz), a teacher, who has just lost her job because of the economic crisis in Spain, and a mother of a 10-year-old boy, must face a dramatic diagnosis – advanced breast cancer. However, the woman does not...
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Pop culture gave birth to the pretty sizable herd of vampires. It would be really hard to count all these stories of half scary and half fascinating creatures. The myth of a vampire that is just another version of ...
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Pablo Escobar (Javier Bardem) was the most powerful drug baron of the twentieth century, who has built his Columbian empire for the money from smuggling cocaine to the US and many other countries in the world. The director of...

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