Morbid Stories (2019)

Director: Asif Akbar, Will Devokees, Clint Kelly, Ashley Mei, Mick Thomas Starring: Courtney Akbar, Luke Gregory Crosby, Tim O’Hearn, Jocelyne Daugherty, Will Devokees Genre: Horror I know Halloween passed by and Christmas is near, but I want to talk about a horror movie, a short and low-budget horror movie. Morbid Stories is an anthology with 5 separate stories with a length between 10 and 20 minutes, which covers almost every theme of a horror movie, Read more…

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Director: Tim Burton      Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci      Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery „The horseman was a Hessian mercenary sent to the shores by German princes to keep Americans under the yoke of England. But unlike his compatriots, who came for money, the horseman came for love of carnage.”  There are only a few days until Halloween, a celebration of Celtic origin dating back hundreds of years, which is very popular in Read more…

Erased (2016)

         Director: Tamohiko Ito Starring: Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Aoi Yuki Genre: Anime, Drama, Fantasy “Believing in someone. That’s a weird phrase, isn’t it? After all, if you truly believed in a person, you wouldn’t need to say, “I believe you. It’s like saying, “I believe in air.” I don’t mean to say that “believing in something” is like a lie. “Believing” is really a term of hope of wanting to believe”  This is Read more…

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

    Director: Nora Ephron     Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan     Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance “It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together, and I knew it. I knew it the first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out Read more…

Joker (2019)

Director: Todd Phillips Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazzie Beetz, Brett Cullen, Frances Conroy Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller “Is it just me or is it getting crazier out there?”      Last days I saw the new movie Joker at the cinema, where we find the story of the fierce enemy of Batman, one of the most beloved childhood superheroes of the generations of children. The film features Arthur Fleck, a 30-40 year-old man Read more…

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Director: Lewis Milestone Starring: Louis Wohlheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander Genre: Drama, War   “This story is neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by the war…”   This Read more…

It Happened One Night (1934)

Director: Frank Capra     Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert     Genre: Comedy, Romance   “In the happy ignorance of the “Golden Age”, a 100 minutes comedy could become, in the eyes of Academy, the biggest celebration of cinematography.” said Palos Mate, a writer on a Romanian blog. One of the best movies from Frank Capra, the winner of the Big Five (Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Writing), brings Read more…

Rear Window (1954)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Wendell Corey Genre: Mystery, Thriller   “It’s probably nothing. It’s just a little neighbourhood murder.”   One of the greatest films of Alfred Hitchcock, in my opinion, Rear window reunited the director with Jimmy Stewart from Rope (1948), in a thriller that was set entirely in one apartment.   This film tells the tale of a successful news photographer (Jimmy Stewart), who’s been laid up Read more…

The Third Man (1949)

Director: Carol Reed Starring: Orson Welles, Alida Valli, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard Genre: Film Noir, Mister, Thriller   “In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed. They produced Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock”   Has there ever been a film where the music more perfectly suited the Read more…