Star Trek: TOS – S01E23, A Taste Of Armageddon

A Taste Of Armageddon is a very strange episode: it’s based on a funny basic idea, it carries a beautiful pacifist message, it’s beautifully realized, but it left me with some doubts. The Enterprise is headed to the planet Eminiar in the NGC321 star system for a diplomatic mission: it must establish relations with the … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E23, A Taste Of Armageddon

28 Days Later: What A Horror Movie! (English)

I’ve always enjoyed the work of the British director Danny Boyle. Despite being somewhat discontinuous, he has directed some truly remarkable films such as Trainspotting which made him famous in 1996, and has already won an Oscar with his Slumdog Millionaire (2008), which in total received eight Academy statuettes. But in my opinion his top 3 … More 28 Days Later: What A Horror Movie! (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E21, The Return Of The Archons

Episode number 21, The Return Of The Archons. It explores a theme that was already discussed in The Galileo Seven (the roles of logic and of emotions) and there’s a problem already noted in Miri, namely that of shooting every scene in a pre-existing set, in this case reminding the early twentieth century with semi-medieval … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E21, The Return Of The Archons

Young Sherlock Holmes / Pyramid Of Fear: Incomparable (English)

Finally, here I am writing about Young Sherlock Holmes (it’s also known with the alternative title Pyramid Of Fear), the 1985 film written by Chris Columbus and directed by Barry Levinson. Why finally? Because this is undoubtedly one of the movies I love the most, and not only because the protagonist is a young version … More Young Sherlock Holmes / Pyramid Of Fear: Incomparable (English)

Escape From New York: Impressive On All Fronts (English)

Escape from New York is one of the few box office successes of John Carpenter (although it was a low budget film, costing just 6 million dollars of the time). Despite being very young when he made it, the director rose to fame with Halloween (1978), which he directed two years after his splendid Assault On … More Escape From New York: Impressive On All Fronts (English)