The mule: Come on baby, gonna take a little ride down, down by the ocean side (English)

The mule is the latest cinematographic effort of Clint Eastwood, who’s now almost 90 years old. Not only has it produced and directed the movie, but he’s also its protagonist. Clint (almost) always deserves respect, so I went to the cinema with the best intentions, even though I had read some not-so-enthusiastic reviews. And what about … More The mule: Come on baby, gonna take a little ride down, down by the ocean side (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The corbomite maneuver

This tenth episode, even though it was actually the third to be produced, goes at full speed into pure Star Trek territory. The corbomite maneuver is almost didactic in showing everything that defines the main idea of ​​Gene Roddenberry. Humanity has reached a point in which the only important thing is knowledge deriving from exploration. There’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The corbomite maneuver

Green book: an excellent buddy movie (English)

It won the 2019 Oscars for best picture, best screenplay, and best supporting actor; it’s at the center of more or less meaningless controversies about how to treat racism in a movie; it earned more than 150 million dollars worldwide… so I finally saw Green book, the movie directed by Peter Farrelly and starring Viggo … More Green book: an excellent buddy movie (English)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day: excellent (English)

After writing about The Terminator, the great film by James Cameron released in 1984, how can I not write about its sequel Terminator 2: Judgment day released seven years later and directed by the same director? It’s yet another exceptional film, something that shouldn’t surprise anyone since James Cameron had already proved himself capable of making … More Terminator 2: Judgment Day: excellent (English)

The favourite: an unusual costume drama (English)

Everyone is talking about it and at the end I also went to see The Favourite, currently nominated for 10 Oscars. Made with a relatively modest budget ($15 million), its director is the good Yorgos Lanthimos (among other things, he directed The Lobster in 2015) and it stars three exceptional actresses: Rachel Weisz (recently seen … More The favourite: an unusual costume drama (English)