Operation: Annihilate! is an extremely dense episode. James T. Kirk finds his brother Sam and his sister-in-law Aurelan (Joan Swift) only to lose them soon after. He saves his nephew Peter (Craig Hundley) for whom he worries for half the episode and then forgets all about him: either he’s still in the infirmary or he’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Operation: Annihilate!
Kôkaku Kidôtai (Ghost in the Shell) is a Japanese animated film of 1995 directed by Mamoru Oshii and based on the manga written by Shirow Masamune. Among the various products related to the Ghost in the Shell brand, the latest is the 2017 US movie with Scarlett Johansson reviewed in Italian here. At the time … More Ghost in the Shell: Movie Review
Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 movie directed by Matthew Vaughn, who had previously made both the interesting Kick-ass (2010) and Stardust (2007), that I decided to avoid out of respect towards Neil Gaiman and his fantastic novel with the same title. Let me say that I understand very well the reason behind the success … More Kingsman: The Secret Service: Movie Review
Little Women is a 1994 film by the Australian director Gillian Armstrong that brings to the big screen the 1868-69 novel written by Louisa May Alcott (something that had already been done five times since 1918). Lately I’ve been watching enough costume movies (of which you’ll find traces here, here, and here) and it seems to … More Little Women: Movie Review
John Carpenter made his debut as a director in 1976 with Assault on Precinct 13, if we don’t count Dark Star which, despite coming out two years before, was more of a University student project rather than a full feature film. For Assault on Precinct 13 Carpenter took inspiration from Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks (whom … More Assault on Precinct 13: Movie Review
Here I am with another costume movie. After this one, this one, and this other one, yesterday I watched Dangerous liaisons, the 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears (I only knew one other, and very different, movie directed by him, High fidelity!) starring Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves… in short, an … More Dangerous Liaisons: Movie Review