Film Review: Selma

selma-bridgeIt tends to be a problem whenever a film is regarded as better than it actually is. You can have a movie that offers a great performance from its leading actor (Black Swan, for instance), but that doesn’t mean the film itself is good –in fact, most times the movie is only praised because of that performance, but that’s it. Had not the actor been so good, the film would have gone unnoticed. Continue reading

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What Oscar-Nominated Posters Should Really Say

Hey! Look at that, it’s almost Oscar night! This Sunday we will finally know what film wins the Best Picture statuette (Boyhood) instead of the one that truly deserves it (The Grand Budapest Hotel). Continue reading

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Better Call Saul Premiere Review: One of Many More to Come

better-call-saul-cinnabon-hed-2015Better Call Saul had a huge problem before its premiere: to keep Breaking Bad fans happy, all those fans who were expecting a show as superb as its predecessor, and that was no easy task. One little flaw, one tiny mistake, and the show would be dead in a second, overcome by fierce critics. But the show has finally premiered, and one thing is certain: it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

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Film Review: The Theory of Everything

theory_of_everything_still_a_lThere is an unspoken rule for the Oscars that states the following: if you are doing a biopic where you play someone overcoming a disability or something of the sort, you will win an Academy Award. Continue reading

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Stephen King Films FAQ: All That’s Left To Know About the King of Horror on Film

SK_Ranked_CarrieIt is always FAQ books that help the most when one is trying to discover something new. In the case of Stephen King Films FAQ, by American film critic Scott Von Doviak, the reader can be introduced to a new world. And not only of King’s movies, but also of his books. Continue reading

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10 Years of New Who: the Best Quotes

Oh, time flies! Continue reading

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Film Review: The Imitation Game

1d42c26fe114da7e624307d7a06d0ee8Some movies just seem to be designed to be nominated for everything during an awards season, even if it wasn’t its makers’ intention –usually, the big producers are the ones that make sure the films go that way. Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The-Hobbit-The-Battle-of-the-Five-Armies3Reviewing a film like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is not like reviewing any other. Because this is not a regular film: it is the end of an era, one that began on 10 December 2001, when The Fellowship of the Ring was released. Since then, New Zealander director Peter Jackson has taken us on a journey through the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien, a story that is now coming to an end. Continue reading

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2015 Golden Globe Winners

There you go! The first big night of the awards season is over and now it is time to think about what this means -although it usually means nothing, because the Golden Globes are usually fixed. But hey! Eddie Redmayne won! The CW finally got awards! The Grand Budapest won a well-deserved Best Comedy award! That alone makes me happy. Continue reading

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Happy Change from One Day to Another Day

I am quite sure that I am not the only person in this world who doesn’t consider New Year’s Eve as a special night. Don’t get me wrong, I have my traditions and I will always keep them , but I am not talking about that. Continue reading

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