Category: celluloid

Arabian Nights

Aladdin is not my favorite cartoon, but it ranks pretty high. So, naturally, the whole action movie thing made me pretty nervous, especially after Beauty and the Beast proved to be such a useless disappointment. Let me be clear, I’m usually not one to whine when they change something from the original when they remake: […]

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 […]