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)

The silence of the lambs: rivoluzionario

Il silenzio degli innocenti (The silence of the lambs il titolo originale) uscì nel 1991 per la regia di Jonathan Demme e con Jodie Foster e Anthony Hopkins come protagonisti. Questo è un altro grande classico degli anni Novanta (come l’appena recensito Braveheart, 1995): tutti l’hanno visto, il personaggio di Hannibal Lecter interpretato da Hopkins … More The silence of the lambs: rivoluzionario

Scream: che saga!

Wes Craven è stato uno dei registi più importanti per il cinema horror degli ultimi 50 anni. Negli anni 70 ebbe un discreto successo col suo debutto, The last house on the left (1972 – uscito in Italia come L’ultima casa a sinistra), girato praticamente a costo zero, e soprattutto con The hills have eyes … More Scream: che saga!

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)

John Carpenter’s Vampires: an amazing western movie (English)

Since a few days ago I once again watched John Carpenter’s Vampires (if you can find it in Bluray buy without hesitation, it’s a fantastic edition), I decided to write about it. But first let’s talk for a moment about the 1998 John Carpenter. The 80s began well for the American director thanks to the … More John Carpenter’s Vampires: an amazing western movie (English)

John Carpenter’s Vampires: un meraviglioso western

Visto che mi sono riguardato per l’ennesima volta John Carpenter’s Vampires (splendida l’edizione in Bluray, se la trovate compratela senza esitare), ho deciso di scriverne. Però prima parliamo un attimo del John Carpenter del 1998, anno di uscita di questo meraviglioso film. Gli anni 80 cominciarono alla stragrande grazie al successo di Halloween (1978) e … More John Carpenter’s Vampires: un meraviglioso western

Assault on precinct 13: rewatchable classic Carpenter (English)

John Carpenter made his debut as a director in 1976 with Assault on Precinct 13, if we don’t count Dark star which, despite coming out two years before, was more of a University student project rather than a full feature film. For Assault on precinct 13 Carpenter took inspiration from Rio Bravo by Howard Hawkes (whom … More Assault on precinct 13: rewatchable classic Carpenter (English)

It follows: worth watching (English)

It follows is a horror movie directed by David Robert Mitchell that came out in 2014. I saw it yesterday and I loved it! I found it much better than the much more popular It (2017) by Muschietti, in which the characterization was well made, but the scary/horror part was seriously underwhelming. In It follows not only the characters are all well-written and convincing, but … More It follows: worth watching (English)