This “Joker” is not there to put a smile on your face

My impressions about “Joker” and some thoughts about its cultural impact and interpretations. Did I like it? A LOT. Warning: heavy spoilers.

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“Stardust” (2007) – a Victorian fairy tale and a spectacular quest for self-love

“Stardust” (2007) is an interesting mix between a spectacular Hollywood movie and a steampunk fairy tale. This is my detailed analysis of its narrative arc and characters, plus some notes on the differences between the film and the original book.

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“Justice League” (2017): a totally forgettable movie that risks nothing, and achieves nothing

The latest film in the DC cinematic universe is… disappointing. There isn’t much more I can say. True. It was marked by a troubled production history: Zack Snyder (“Man of Steel”, “Batman vs Superman”) had to abandon the project mid-way for the tragic death of his daughter, and this led Joss Whedon (“The Avengers” and “The […]

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“Blade Runner 2049”, a perfect replicant with a beating human heart

The sequel to the cult classic film that has invented Cyberpunk has been out for more than a weekend, and something strange is happening. Critic reviews were incredibly positive from the very beginning, audience response seems generally very high, and yet its box office results are somehow below the expectations, so much that the studio […]

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