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Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery

After a series of cosmic power surges threaten to wipe out life as we know it, an astronaut undertakes a space mission in the hope of stopping them but also finding his father who was considered long gone. I might not be reading reviews before writing mine but I happened to read Ad Astra‘s onContinue reading “Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery”

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Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)

“The World of Apu” is a bimonthly, diverse, and multilingual online film magazine which explores film cultures from around the world. Below you can find my analysis on a few international films, not particularly well-known ones, that have spawned renowned Hollywood successes (whether critical or commercial). Maybe I can get you to watch either orContinue reading “Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)”

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994): Drama / Horror

An epic vampire chronicle, from the moment he turned to the moment he found salvation. I would dare to say the best, atmospheric, captivating vampire film ever made. Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. Dazzling Cinematography. Oscar nominating Art Direction-Set Decoration and Original Score. A Kirsten Dunst to give you the chills. 22 wins and 25Continue reading “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994): Drama / Horror”