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)

The mule: sì viaggiare, evitando le buche più dure…

The mule (uscito in Italia con il titolo The mule – Il corriere) è l’ultima fatica cinematografica di quel giovanotto di Clint Eastwood, ormai quasi novantenne. Non solo lo ha prodotto e diretto, ma ne è anche il protagonista. Clint merita (quasi) sempre rispetto, quindi sono andato al cinema con le migliori intenzioni, nonostante mi fossero … More The mule: sì viaggiare, evitando le buche più dure…

Desierto: troppo poco

Desierto è il secondo lungometraggio del figlio di Alfonso Cuarón, Jonas Cuarón. Uscito nel 2015 ha un cast notevole con Gael García protagonista (tra le tante cose era in Amores perros di Iñárritu) e Jeffrey Dean Morgan come antagonista (il Comico in Watchmen di Zack Snyder, ma anche Negan in The walking dead). Visto ieri sera, … More Desierto: troppo poco

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 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)