Category: celluloid

Miyazaki’s “The Boy and the Heron”: I’m glad if you didn’t get it

For the first time in my life, last week I did something weird: I went to see a movie in Japanese. And no, before you get ideas, I do not understand Japanese: it had subtitles. Anyway, the movie was Miyazaki’s last effort, The Boy and the Heron, and I had been hearing a lot of […]

The Marvels

I haven’t done a movie review in ages, but… what is wrong with you people? Seriously, what the fuck is wrong with you? The Marvels is a perfectly regular piece of superhero fiction: it’s a light-hearted story with cosmic fights, a villain that could have been better, good sidekicks and a good dose of both […]

#Spooktober 26 – The Lost Room

Do you want something spooky that’s not Gothic and yet manages to be deeply unsettling? This 2006 mini-series starring Peter Krause and Julianna Margulies is an absolute gem. After coming across several objects that hide incredibly weird powers behind an absolutely ordinary appearance, detective Joe Miller finds himself tangled up in a paranormal investigation revolving […]