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The Movie – No one lives – by Ryûhei Kitamura.


Merciless and bloody history, a human fury that kills, tears and tears apart.
A descent into the darker human mind.

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The Movie – The Barrens – by Darren Lynn Bousman.


A good horror starring the devil and his deception.

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The Movie – Diary of death – by George A. Romero.


Telling a story with the camera behind the camera. A particular idea, but I don’t know to what extent it can be a pleasant emotion for those who see the film.

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The Movie – The Omega Code – by Rob Marcarelli.


Mediocre script, mediocre special effects, in short… I have certainly seen better films.
This is a somewhat approximate film in all, like many films from the late 90s.

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The Movie – Open Grave – by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego.


A film about zombies different from the others: compelling story told with refined skill.

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The Movie – Avarya – by Gökalp Gönen.


Brilliant, elegant, very sweet.

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The Movie – Radius – by Caroline Labrèche.


A simple story, but told with an elegant, refined and surprising script. A film to see.

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The Movie – Cold Skin – by Xavier Gens.


A beautiful story of mystery: good scritp and good storytelling rhythm, excellent editing.

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The Movie – The Expendables 3 (2014) – by Patrick Hughes.


I wish this saga would never end: it’s wonderful! 😍

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The Movie – Ulysses: A Dark Odyssey – by Federico Alotto.


I was surprised by this film: an Italian / American signature with an international cast, precisely because it is a film that can appeal to and be understood by a global audience and not be limited to the Italian territory alone.
The story of Ulysses in a modern key is an attractive idea.
The story starts well, has a good rhythm (the music is adorable), but the butcher scene, a typical piece of horror film with splashes of blood everywhere, I found it out of place and a fall in style of the entire film that it spoils it like a rough skid of a class car that damages its bodywork.
The character of the oracle made me smile (tribute and clear reference to the Matrix, as indeed is also the scene of swallowing the pill), but I would have avoided this character, just like the scene of the butcher. There is also a tribute to the movie “The Shawshank Redemption” when the protagonist spreads his arms in the rain.
There is an assembly / make-up error and I think it was wanted by the director, a sort of touch of narrative elegance: the enamel of the transvestite at the beginning of the car trip is red, but when he separates from the protagonist, causing him and his friend to get off from the car, in those shots the enamel is fuchsia (just like the background brushstrokes that accompany the writings of the places during the film and are the background for the movie poster).
The Turin called Taurus City is too much itself, too realistic with its historical monuments, its Italian streets, to be credible as a Sin City style, this too was a skid.
I have to admit that they leave certain acting performances of some actors to be desired: perhaps to put on stage real Hollywood actors number one and make them work with those who, in acting, still have a long way to go and in some cases, unfortunately, they don’t know how to act , created some out of tune notes in the storytelling.
I really didn’t expect the ghost, it was masked well in history, from the beginning: this surprised me.
Not bad the idea of ​​the United States of Europe, is a punch in the stomach that makes you think, taking inspiration from the negative aspects of the current social situation.
Finally, I can say that too much Italianness is still perceived in the complex of the film: I believe that the director, next time, should dare much more to reach a totally international cinematographic language.

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