A dark fairy tale that will make you grip your chair. The Eyes of my Mother – movie review

Me: Baby, why don’t we watch a random horror movie? Let’s just google some lists of recent films and see what appeals to us. A: Yeah, sure thing… there’s shitload of crappy movies, though. Me: Fine, let’s just watch Moana or Safe Heaven then… wait, what’s this one? A: What is it? Me: The Eyes … Continue reading A dark fairy tale that will make you grip your chair. The Eyes of my Mother – movie review

Jordan Peele’s debut is a breathlessly clever, original and entertaining mixed bag. Get Out – movie review

  Get Out is written and directed by the renown comedian Jordan Peele at his directorial debut.   The movie tells the story of the black photographer, Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), who goes for a weekend trip with his wasp (no, not the bug) girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) to meet her parents, who have no … Continue reading Jordan Peele’s debut is a breathlessly clever, original and entertaining mixed bag. Get Out – movie review

The movies of James Wan, part I – Saw (2004)

Regarded by many as the best horror director working today, James Wan (27 February 1977) went on also screenwriting and producing many of his movie as well as various flicks connected to his works, such as the Saw and Insidious sequels. Being able to revitalise several horror clichés, such as tiresome jump-scares and redundant possession-driven … Continue reading The movies of James Wan, part I – Saw (2004)

Complexity and unicity to come up with an original mystery. A Cure for Wellness – review

A Cure for Wellness (2017) is directed by Gore Verbinski and stars talented actors such as Dane DeHaan and Jason Isaacs. A young, successful and unscrupulous business man (Lockhart, played by DeHaan) is forced by his board of directors to move to a sanatorium in Switzerland where he has to convince an older colleague (Roland … Continue reading Complexity and unicity to come up with an original mystery. A Cure for Wellness – review

Thoughts on American Horror Story: US Elections

No, it’s not a joke. Believe it or not, the creators of the AHS series, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, have recently announced – in all seriousness – that there will be a new season in 2017 and it will revolve around the American Elections and Donald Trump. Although I don’t consider myself as a … Continue reading Thoughts on American Horror Story: US Elections

Back to Shyamalan’s universe – Split reviewed

Split (2017) is the latest M. Night Shyamalan’s film, starring James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy. Being on my ‘most anticipated movies’ list, I was really pumped up to watch Split but at the same time I lowered my expectations not to be disappointed as I was with The Visit (2015), the most recent Shyamalan’s movie. … Continue reading Back to Shyamalan’s universe – Split reviewed

The movies of Fede Alvarez – Don’t Breathe (2016)

  Don’t Breathe (2016) is the second feature length movie directed – but also written and produced – by Fede Alvarez, the so-called newcomer of horror cinema.   If you go to this movie expecting to watch something really ‘horror-style’, you will be probably vastly disappointed by Don’t Breathe, which is a dark thriller with … Continue reading The movies of Fede Alvarez – Don’t Breathe (2016)

Top underrated horror ‘gems’ – #9 Cube

*Read my previous articles of the list to check out the general premise* Cube (1997) is directed by Vincenzo Natali, a Canadian director with a clear Italian background. Cube was his debut feature movie, which conquered the general appreciation of critics and public. Nevertheless, the film has been quickly forgotten by the viewers, even though … Continue reading Top underrated horror ‘gems’ – #9 Cube

Jacob’s ladder review, a feature length dream sequence

Jacob’s ladder (1990) is directed by Adrian Lyne (Flashdance, Fatal Attraction and Lolita) and is regarded as one of most inspiring films to mark the last thirty years of horror cinema. Coming out at the same time of Stephen King’s Misery – God bless you, Bob Reiner – this movie did not quite hit the … Continue reading Jacob’s ladder review, a feature length dream sequence