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)

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)

Crocodile Dundee (I & II): tourism commercials (English)

Ah, the 80s… and all of a sudden I feel nostalgic! We live in the endless era of 80s’ nostalgia, so absurd that even people who weren’t alive back then feel nostalgic about that particular period of time. But I don’t want to sound cynical. I’m here to write about a couple of movies that … More Crocodile Dundee (I & II): tourism commercials (English)