The mule: Come on baby, gonna take a little ride down, down by the ocean side (English)

The mule is the latest cinematographic effort of Clint Eastwood, who’s now almost 90 years old. Not only has it produced and directed the movie, but he’s also its protagonist. Clint (almost) always deserves respect, so I went to the cinema with the best intentions, even though I had read some not-so-enthusiastic reviews. And what about … More The mule: Come on baby, gonna take a little ride down, down by the ocean side (English)

Green book: an excellent buddy movie (English)

It won the 2019 Oscars for best picture, best screenplay, and best supporting actor; it’s at the center of more or less meaningless controversies about how to treat racism in a movie; it earned more than 150 million dollars worldwide… so I finally saw Green book, the movie directed by Peter Farrelly and starring Viggo … More Green book: an excellent buddy movie (English)

The dead zone: cold and powerful (English)

The first half of the Eighties has certainly been a cinematic golden age for Stephen King. Two wonderful movies based on his writings were released in 1983 alone: Christine by John Carpenter and The Dead Zone by David Cronenberg (and no, I don’t include Cujo by Lewis Teague among the wonderful movies of 1983). And only three … More The dead zone: cold and powerful (English)

Campeones: muchas buenas intenciones (en español)

Al principio de febrero 2019 hubo la ceremonia de los premios Goya 2018, los Oscars españoles. He visto toda la noche de gala en la tele y me ha gustado bastante. Sobre todo me ha sorprendido que muchas pelis que me gustaron cuando las vi en el cine hayan ganado premios, como por ejemplo La sombra de … More Campeones: muchas buenas intenciones (en español)