The silence of the lambs: revolutionary (English)

The silence of the lambs came out in 1991, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. This is another great Nineties’ classic (like the recently reviewed Braveheart, 1995): everyone has seen it, the character of Hannibal Lecter played by Hopkins is extremely famous, and the movie itself is widely believed to be … More The silence of the lambs: revolutionary (English)

Joint Security Area: intriguing (English)

Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA, more commonly known with the shortest international title Joint Security Area, is the third film by Korean director Chan-wook Park. Released in 2000, it made him famous all over the world before he made the fantastic trilogy on revenge which began with Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) and ended with Sympathy … More Joint Security Area: intriguing (English)

Star Trek: TOS – S01E03, Where no man has gone before (English)

The third episode of the first season, Where no man has gone before, is a strange third episode, since it was actually conceived as the first episode of the series. And of course it was! It’s easy to tell due to the many scenes made to present members of the crew like Scotty and Sulu. … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E03, Where no man has gone before (English)

The fog: a great paranormal thriller (English)

The fog is the third movie directed by John Carpenter and was released two years after his greatest success: Halloween (1978). Although it pertains to the same genre of the latter (horror / thriller), the American director couldn’t have made a more different film. In other words: any other young director would have limited himself to … More The fog: a great paranormal thriller (English)

BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee is really angry (English)

BlacKkKlansman is Spike Lee’s latest movie: released in 2018, the film stars John David Washington (he’s the son of Denzel Washington) and Adam Driver, who’s working so much lately! I don’t think that I have to introduce the great American director: Do the right thing (1989), Malcolm X (1992), 25th hour (2002) are only three great examples … More BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee is really angry (English)