Everybody Knows is the new film by the Iranian director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi, with the Academy-Award winners Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and the famous Argentine actor Ricardo Darin. The film opened the Cannes Film Festival 2018. Here is the review. Leggi tutto “Everybody Knows – No Spoiler Review”
The Girl in the Spider’s Web is the new chapter in the Millennium saga based on the novel by David Lagercrantz. Written by Stephen Knight, creator of Peaky Blinders, and directed by Fede Alvarez, director of Don’t Breathe, the film is both a sequel and a soft-reboot of the American transposition of Fincher. Here is the review. Leggi tutto “The Girl in the Spider’s Web – No Spoiler Review”
Halloween is approaching and with it the atmosphere of the macabre, perfect for watching horror movies or thrillers. So, here’s my list of ten horror movies that you absolutely must see on Halloween. This will not be a ranking, but a simple list, clear? Let’s begin. Leggi tutto “10 Movies (and a series) to watch at Halloween”
The Children Act is the film based on the novel of same name by Ian McEwan, of which I have already made the review. The film, written by McEwan himself, features director Richard Eyre, famous for directing “Iris” and “Notes on a Scandal”, and stars Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci. Here is my review. Leggi tutto “The Children Act – No Spoiler Review”
A Star is Born is yet another remake of the 1937 film of the same name by William A. Wellaman with Janet Gaynor. The film is passed by Judy Garland, then Barbra Streisand and now Lady Gaga. Writing the screenplay was Oscar winner Eric Roth, along with Will Fetters and Bradley Cooper, who made his directorial debut with this film. Here is the review Leggi tutto “A Star is Born – No Spoiler Review”
BlacKkKlansman is the brand new film directed by Spike Lee, the director of “Do The Right Thing”. The film has been talking about itself for months, that is since it was presented at the Cannes Festival, where it came out winner of the Grand Prix, award for the film that has shown great originality, a sort of second place at the Palme d’Or .
The film is also kept an eye on the award season, especially for Spike Lee, who could become the first African-American to win the Oscar for Best Director. We’ll see. In the meantime here is my review. Leggi tutto “BlacKkKlansman – No spoiler Review”