Once Upon a Time In Hollywood: The Ninth One! (English)

It took Quentin Tarantino 27 years from 1992 Reservoir Dogs to direct his ninth film, the penultimate of his career according to what he has stated over and over again. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’s exceptional cast includes Leonardo Di Caprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell and many more. Apparently this movie has … More Once Upon a Time In Hollywood: The Ninth One! (English)

Young Frankenstein: Mel Brooks’ Masterpiece (English)

Young Frankenstein is a film directed by Mel Brooks and released in 1974 with Gene Wilder as the protagonist. I think that it’s one of the best comedies ever made and, probably, also the best film by the American director. This is a perfect parody of a classic Frankenstein movie which, if you think about it, is also one … More Young Frankenstein: Mel Brooks’ Masterpiece (English)

Steamboat Bill, Jr.: A Great One-Century-Old Comedy (English)

Steamboat Bill, Jr. is a 1928 film directed by Charles Reisner and starring Buster Keaton. Having been made almost a hundred years ago, it’s of course a silent, black and white film, but despite what you may think if you haven’t seen it, it has aged incredibly well and it’s still a brilliant 71 minutes-long comedy! … More Steamboat Bill, Jr.: A Great One-Century-Old Comedy (English)

From Dusk Till Dawn: A Guilty Pleasure (English)

1995 was a particularly prolific year for Quentin Tarantino. Among other things, it was the year in which the weird From Dusk Till Dawn came out, based on a script that he wrote for 1,500 dollars kinda as an excuse for Robert Kurtzman’s special effects rather than to write a cinematic masterpiece (in fact, it’s deliberately a … More From Dusk Till Dawn: A Guilty Pleasure (English)

Predator: Spectacular, To Say The Least (English)

The filmography of director John McTiernan could be defined with the expression “few but good”. Not because he carefully chose his projects and made them with an obsessive attention to details like Stanley Kubrick did. But simply because as long as he worked, he worked well. Then they put him in jail and he stayed there … More Predator: Spectacular, To Say The Least (English)

The World’s End: A Serviceable Comedy (English)

The last film of the Cornetto trilogy by Edgar Wright is The World’s End which was released in 2013. In Shaun Of The Dead (2004) the Cornetto was red (strawberry flavor) to symbolize the blood of the zombies. In Hot Fuzz (2007) it was vanilla with a blue wrap, the color of the police. Here it’s a mint-flavored … More The World’s End: A Serviceable Comedy (English)

Shaun Of The Dead: More Than Just A Comedy (English)

Shaun Of The Dead (a title reminding that of Dawn Of The Dead by George Romero) is a 2004 horror comedy directed by Edgar Wright. The English director directed his first low-budget movie, A Fistful Of Fingers, in 1995. Then he worked for a few years on TV shows (particularly noteworthy is the Spaced series, 1999) … More Shaun Of The Dead: More Than Just A Comedy (English)