Bullitt: Movie Review

Bullitt, a 1968 film directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen, is nothing short of revolutionary. It changed the way of making crime/thriller movies, and countless films are indebted to it, including Dirty Harry (1971), The French Connection (1973), and even the recent Drive (2011) and Baby Driver (2017). Bullitt’s story is as simple … More Bullitt: Movie Review

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Drive: Movie Review

Drive is a 2011 movie directed by Nicholas Winding Refn starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Bryan Cranston. It’s a hard movie to define, halfway between drama and thriller (and even modern noir, if you want). Drive truly hypnotizes me, I’ve already seen it a dozen times and it always manages to keep me glued … More Drive: Movie Review

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

Widows: Movie Review

Widows is the latest film directed by Steve McQueen, the same director of Hunger (2008), Shame (2011), and 12 years a slave (2013). I went to the cinema with great expectations, also because of the cast which includes, among others, Cynthia Erivo (immensely good in Bad times at El Royale), Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Farrell, Daniel … More Widows: Movie Review

Papillon (1973)

Ovvero l’instancabile sete di libertà dell’uomo. In una pellicola che ormai conta 45 primavere di Franklin J. Schaffner (Il Pianeta delle Scimmie, Patton), sceneggiata da Dalton Trumbo (Vacanze Romane, Spartacus) e Lorenzo Semple Jr. (I tre giorni del Condor, Batman – la serie tv degli anni ’60), è questo tema il vero protagonista. E per me … More Papillon (1973)