The silence of the lambs: revolutionary (English)

The silence of the lambs came out in 1991, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. This is another great Nineties’ classic (like the recently reviewed Braveheart, 1995): everyone has seen it, the character of Hannibal Lecter played by Hopkins is extremely famous, and the movie itself is widely believed to be … More The silence of the lambs: revolutionary (English)

Joint Security Area: intriguing (English)

Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA, more commonly known with the shortest international title Joint Security Area, is the third film by Korean director Chan-wook Park. Released in 2000, it made him famous all over the world before he made the fantastic trilogy on revenge which began with Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) and ended with Sympathy … More Joint Security Area: intriguing (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E04, The naked time (English)

And here we are with the fourth episode of TOS, and what an episode! We find both a lot of interesting narrative expedients and a lot of absurd things that nowadays are unfortunately material for ridiculous memes… In The naked time, the USS Enterprise arrives, surprise surprise, at an uninhabited planet which is also at the … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E04, The naked time (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E03, Where no man has gone before (English)

The third episode of the first season, Where no man has gone before, is a strange third episode, since it was actually conceived as the first episode of the series. And of course it was! It’s easy to tell due to the many scenes made to present members of the crew like Scotty and Sulu. … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E03, Where no man has gone before (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E01, The man trap (English)

First of all, let me introduce the trekkie side of my personality at the start of this journey to explore The Original Series (TOS). If someone asked me, I would answer without hesitation that I am totally a trekkie, even if I havn’t seen nor read everything that this brand has produced. Considering all the books books, … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E01, The man trap (English)