Hook: Movie Review

I know, I know. Being this a Steven Spielberg project, I shouldn’t write anything about Hook, his 1991 film starring Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman. For sure there are multiple hidden meanings that I didn’t understand and various intelligent metacinematographic ideas that I missed. But since I recently rewatched it and it didn’t particularly impress … More Hook: Movie Review

Star Trek: TOS – S01E27, The Alternative Factor

The Alternative Factor, let’s face it, isn’t a very good episode. It’s too complicated, with a very intricate and dense plot, with a special effect repeated several times which is confusing more than anything else, and again security aboard the Enterprise looks ridiculous only for the sake of advancing the plot (through the theft of … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E27, The Alternative Factor

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: Movie Review

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: Movie Review