Category: celluloid

The ABC Murders

I haven’t seen the others Agatha Christie’s adaptations made by the same production, but I hear that they were good. The same cannot unfortunately be said of this miniseries starring John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot. And before you start ranting, let me make something clear: I am no excessively traditionalist, I appreciate a good adaptation even […]

Runaways

Bad day, today, aside from a very satisfactory lesson held for a client. So I’ll write about comics and tv: that usually helps. Just a little preface, before I tell you whether I liked this second season of Runaways or not: we really don’t know what the fuck is going on with Disney and the Marvel […]

Fantastic Creatures (and how to set them on fire)

I don’t feel very much like going to the theatre lately but I finally managed to catch up on the Fantastic Beasts second chapter, the Crimes of Grindelwald. I thought the first movie was enjoyable enough, although the narrative was lacking and if you took away the setting you weren’t left with much. I was […]

Ralph breaks the Internet (and my suspension of disbelief)

I kind of liked Wreck it Ralph. Though I’m too young to have enjoyed the arcade lifestyle, I’m nerd enough to enjoy its many references and the general concept of a network of games that are extremely limited in their core and, by comparison, the inner anguish of a character that is very much trapped in his […]