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)

The fog: a great paranormal thriller (English)

The fog is the third movie directed by John Carpenter and was released two years after his greatest success: Halloween (1978). Although it pertains to the same genre of the latter (horror / thriller), the American director couldn’t have made a more different film. In other words: any other young director would have limited himself to … More The fog: a great paranormal thriller (English)