Sex, cinema and fate – three of Pedro Almodóvar’s favorite subjects – are lovingly examined in his Broken Embraces . So, for that matter, is Penélope Cruz, the Spanish auteur’s main muse.
It is possible to pinpoint precisely the moment that Steve McQueen became a movie star. It comes in the last 20 minutes of The Great Escape . It's so exciting you can taste it. And you know that the cocky, handsome, volatile actor was a bona fide movie star.