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Eva Peydró

Eva Peydró

Filóloga, traductora, crítica de cine, periodista cultural y escritora. Miembro de FIPRESCI (Federación Internacional de Prensa Cinematográfica) y de FEDEORA (Asociación de críticos de cine de Europa y Mediterráneo) y en representación de ambas organizaciones ha participado como jurado en festivales internacionales de cine, como Cannes, Venecia, Karlovy Vary o San Sebastián. En 2014 fundó la revista cultural online El Hype, de la que es directora, y a la que contribuye con artículos sobre cultura, críticas cinematográficas y crónicas de festivales de cine. Co-autora de "Ficciones, las justas. La nueva moral en el cine, la música y la pornografía".

Author's Articles

“From the Main Square”, an immersive and eye-opening experience

“From the Main Square”, an immersive and eye-opening experience

From the Main Square masterfully combines a new formal expression with traditional animation techniques to achieve an immersive, multi-level, non-linear work that proposes a hybrid aesthetic. History and politics are intertwined through humour and tragedy in a powerful narrative that reflects fundamental concerns and threats to our civilisation.

“Armageddon Time”: coming of age in the Reagan era

“Armageddon Time”: coming of age in the Reagan era

“Armageddon Time” does not indulge in sentimentality, sugar-coating or nostalgia and makes it clear that the characters’ vicissitudes are not independent of the system that protects or neglects them.

“Final Cut”: prop zombies

“Final Cut”: prop zombies

In “Final Cut” there is only spectacle – for those who are satisfied with this overflow of atrezzo haemoglobin -, scares and surprises, all as flat and soft as the protagonist.

63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival: a feast of great cinema

63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival: a feast of great cinema

The 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which takes place both in physical and online venues, has unveiled its full program: one of the most dynamic and stimulating festivals that EL HYPE has the pleasure of covering for this year’s edition, with a program whose selection reveals a love of cinema and an eye for cinephiles […]

63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival:  The Greek Films

63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival: The Greek Films

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival has unveiled the programme of Greek films it will screen between 3 and 13 September.

The 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival pays tribute to Angelopoulos

The 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival pays tribute to Angelopoulos

TIFF, whose 63rd edition will take place from 3 to 13 November, will pay tribute in Thessaloniki to Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos.

“The Innocents”, not so angelic

“The Innocents”, not so angelic

Norwegian screenwriter Eskil Vogt, a regular collaborator of Joachim Trier (Thelma) directs in his second feature film a children’s cast capable of making anyone’s blood run cold. In The Innocents, four children, three of them with telekinetic and telepathic powers, spend their holidays in a lonely residential complex that the neighbors have abandoned for the summer. Ida (Rakel […]

“Blonde”, mythical and human

“Blonde”, mythical and human

The contrast of glamour and despair, beauty and insecurity, public and private life, reality and desire, does not spare any crudeness, far from the morbid portrait one might expect, because this is the Marilyn of the 21st century, the one that Andrew Dominik brings out of the underworld to exorcise her spirit through a Latina actress who has understood her with her own skin.

Ai Weiwei’s “The Human Comedy. Memento Mori” in Venice

Ai Weiwei’s “The Human Comedy. Memento Mori” in Venice

The exhibition by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei entitled “The Human Comedy. Memento Mori”, on show in Venice, speaks of death to celebrate life with the largest hanging sculpture in Murano glass.

Jafar Panahi’s “No Bears”, Freedom and Tradition

Jafar Panahi’s “No Bears”, Freedom and Tradition

In “No Bears”, premiered at the Venice Film Festival, the Iranian director Jafar Panahi, imprisoned in his country, denounces the lack of freedom.