Category: celluloid

Spiderman and the Guy with a Ball on His Head

Yeah. I know. I am not and I have never been a Spider-man fan. I hate the sucker. Therefore, you know what to expect from this review. But can you, though? Despite my aversion, we were in withdrawal and this pretty much was the only movie in Original Language we could afford to go and see. It […]

Good Omens Indeed

I’m a huge Neil Gaiman fan. I know I already wrote this on several occasions, but allow me one more time. Among his works, considering only novels and short stories, Neverwhere holds the sceptre but I’m not indifferent to this novel either. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (weirdly translated in […]

Sogni di Computational Design: qualche documentario (1)

Rispondo qui a una delle richieste che mi sono state fatte durante questa straordinaria edizione del MasterKeen a Lecco, ovvero quella di consigliare altri documentari che parlino di grandi designer e del loro approccio alla progettazione con strumenti digitali. Provo a rispondere, anche se credo che la lista potrebbe essere davvero molto lunga: confido che qualcuno possa intervenire ed […]

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 […]