Bone Tomahawk: Movie Review

Bone Tomahawk is a fairly atypical western released in 2015 and written and directed by S. Craig Zahler. The opening scene immediately clarifies what type of movie this is: Purvis and Buddy (played, respectively, by David Arquette and poor Sid Haig) are two bandits who kill an unfortunate traveler and are in the process of … More Bone Tomahawk: Movie Review


„Vieni e vedi“. Elem Klimov (1985, Unione Sovietica).

„A brutal experience“ (un’esperienza brutale) è il commento più adatto che mi è capitato di leggere riguardo a questo bel film pacifista sovietico restaurato recentemente ed ora liberamente visibile sul canale YouTube della MOSFILM. „Vieni e vedi“ o „Vá e vedi“ (il titolo è una citazione dal testo sacro dell’Apocalisse) è un film che ci … More „Vieni e vedi“. Elem Klimov (1985, Unione Sovietica).

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

Big Eyes: Movie Review

Big Eyes is a 2014 movie directed by Tim Burton which, I think, has gone a bit unnoticed. Indeed, at first sight it’s not a classic golden age Burtonian film (Beetlejuice, 1988, Batman, 1989, and Edward scissorhands, 1990), nor it’s one of his movies pertaining to the decadence period (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 2005, Sweeney Todd, … More Big Eyes: Movie Review