Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Movie Review

The first of a series of movies based on a literary saga that I deeply loved came out in 2001: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (in the US it came out as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). With veteran director Chris Columbus (actually, he was young, but already in the 1980s he wrote … More Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Movie Review

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: recensione del film

Nel 2001 arrivò nei cinema il primo capitolo di una saga tratta da una serie di libri che ho amato profondamente: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter e la pietra filosofale). Con il veterano Chris Columbus alla regia (giovane, ma negli anni Ottanta scrisse niente meno che Gremlins, The Goonies e Young Sherlock … More Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: recensione del film

Dead Man: Movie Review

Fifteen years after his first film, Permanent Vacation, in 1995 Jarmusch wrote and shot his first western (and sixth film in total) at the height of his artistic maturity. He was an excellent screenwriter, with a very recognizable directorial style, and he was (deservedly) lucky to be able to work with incredible actors thanks to his career … More Dead Man: Movie Review

Alien: Movie Review

My visit to the H.R. Giger museum in Gruyères (see related tweet!) has obviously led me to re-watch Alien, the 1979 movie directed by Ridley Scott. So here I am with a review! And, as always with the classics, I face the usual dilemma: what to say that has not already been said? Alien is … More Alien: Movie Review