Mystery Train: Movie Review

It cannot be said that with his fourth film, Mystery Train (1989), Jim Jarmusch strayed too far from his style. Perhaps, since his previous film was the brilliant comedy Down By Law (1986), it would’ve been fair to expect something more than what appears to be a simple evolution of the director’s first two works, Permanent … More Mystery Train: Movie Review

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Once Upon a Time In Hollywood: Movie Review

It took Quentin Tarantino 27 years from 1992 Reservoir Dogs to direct his ninth film, the penultimate of his career according to what he has stated over and over again. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’s exceptional cast includes Leonardo Di Caprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell and many more. Apparently this movie has … More Once Upon a Time In Hollywood: Movie Review

Star Trek: TOS – S02E01, Amok Time

Let’s start with the second season! After a splendid first season full of fantastic stories, with this first episode written by Theodore Sturgeon (also author of an episode of the first season, Shore Leave), it’s like Gene Roddenberry declared to have no intention of decelerating. Star Trek was to continue to offer first-rate science fiction without trying to … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E01, Amok Time

Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Operation: Annihilate!

Operation: Annihilate! is an extremely dense episode. James T. Kirk finds his brother Sam and his sister-in-law Aurelan (Joan Swift) only to lose them soon after. He saves his nephew Peter (Craig Hundley) for whom he worries for half the episode and then forgets all about him: either he’s still in the infirmary or he’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Operation: Annihilate!