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)

The dead zone: cold and powerful (English)

The first half of the Eighties has certainly been a cinematic golden age for Stephen King. Two wonderful movies based on his writings were released in 1983 alone: Christine by John Carpenter and The Dead Zone by David Cronenberg (and no, I don’t include Cujo by Lewis Teague among the wonderful movies of 1983). And only three … More The dead zone: cold and powerful (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)

John Carpenter’s Halloween: what to say? (English)

And for the 250th time I have watched Halloween, the 1978 film directed by John Carpenter and starring Jamie Lee Curtis (she was 19 year old at that time!!!). This should already say something about what I think of the movie: it’s an incredible unrivaled masterpiece that should be watched and re-watched all the time. I … More John Carpenter’s Halloween: what to say? (English)

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)