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)

Federico Fellini: Fare un film (recensione del libro)

Il generoso Babbo Natale 2018 oltre a farmi arrivare l’intera serie di Star Trek: Voyager, come i più affezionati lettori del blog sapranno già, mi ha fatto pervenire anche un interessante libro del grande regista Federico Fellini che ho appena finito di leggere. Il libro si intitola Fare un film e la prima edizione risale al 1974, … More Federico Fellini: Fare un film (recensione del libro)

John Carpenter’s Halloween: what to say? (English)

And for the 250th time I have watched Halloween, the 1978 film directed by John Carpenter and starring Jamie Lee Curtis (she was 19 year old at that time!!!). This should already say something about what I think of the movie: it’s an incredible unrivaled masterpiece that should be watched and re-watched all the time. I … More John Carpenter’s Halloween: what to say? (English)

John Carpenter’s Halloween: che dire?

Ho riguardato per la duecentocinquantesima volta Halloween, il film diretto da John Carpenter uscito nel 1978 con Jamie Lee Curtis (19enne!!!) come protagonista. Questo già dovrebbe farvi capire la mia opinione sul film: un capolavoro inarrivabile da vedere e rivedere ad ogni occasione. E fin qui dovremmo essere tutti d’accordo. Inutile riportare la trama del film, … More John Carpenter’s Halloween: che dire?

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)