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End of Days (1999): Action / Fantasy / Horror

It is the end of the millennium, Satan has taken a human form while looking for the woman who will bear his child, and it is up to a suicidal ex-cop to prevent the end of days. Arguably, one of the best, darkest… and underrated films Schwarzenegger has ever been in. Brilliant fast-paced and editedContinue reading “End of Days (1999): Action / Fantasy / Horror”

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Mr. Destiny (1990): Comedy / Fantasy / Romance

Leading a repetitive life, Larry Burrows, on his 35th birthday, wishes his life was different, more exciting… and this is exactly what he gets! How many times have I watched this film is beyond me… And I think I’m gonna grow old and grey and I’m still gonna be watching it. Yes, it’s very similarContinue reading “Mr. Destiny (1990): Comedy / Fantasy / Romance”

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994): Comedy / Drama / Fantasy

An ambitious young man is put by the board of directors as president in a… convoluted company involved in a stock scam. ‘It takes a village to make a film’… and The Hudsucker Proxy is the living proof – and the best side of Hollywood. Joel and Ethan Coen write (alongside Sam Raimi), direct, andContinue reading “The Hudsucker Proxy (1994): Comedy / Drama / Fantasy”

Bad Santa (2003): Comedy / Crime / Drama

A miserable thief and his angry sidekick keep posing as Santa and elf to con people but their Christmas Eve job goes terribly wrong. Watch the unrated version! Right off the bat, Billie Bob’s monologue! This is when you know exactly what you sign up for; ‘an eating, drinking, shi*ing, f*ing Santa Claus’! Billie BobContinue reading “Bad Santa (2003): Comedy / Crime / Drama”

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988): Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy

In times of war and reason, Baron Munchausen shows up to inspire with a story of a lifetime that bypasses reality and goes down the rabbit hole of evocative fantasy and mythical adventure. From Constantinople to the moon, to the centre of the Earth, to the belly of the beast, and back, Baron Munchausen travelsContinue reading “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988): Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy”

Edward Scissorhands (1990): Drama / Fantasy / Romance

Living on the top of a hill, Edward, having scissors for hands, is at first welcomed but then abominated by a conservative society. Potentially, Tim Burton’s greatest fairy tale. One of Danny Elfman’s best film scores. Stefan Czapsky’s most wondrous cinematography. The film that showcased Johnny Depp’s true thespian skills. The film that Winona RyderContinue reading “Edward Scissorhands (1990): Drama / Fantasy / Romance”

Scrooged (1988): Comedy / Drama / Fantasy

A cold-hearted, spiteful TV executive, hell-bent on ruining everyone’s Christmas around him is paid a visit by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. A modern adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. Funny, emotional, didactic, “Scrooged” will make you laugh but also mist your eyes. You’ll love every second of it. Bill Murray goes over theContinue reading “Scrooged (1988): Comedy / Drama / Fantasy”

Filth (2013): Comedy / Crime / Drama

A mentally unstable, crooked, alcoholic, drug addict cop stops at nothing to get the promotion he is so passionately after while fighting his inner demons. I’ll start this way… Until “The Last King of Scotland” (2006), James McAvoy was not my cup of tea. By far not! After “X-Men: First Class”, I started changing myContinue reading “Filth (2013): Comedy / Crime / Drama”

Miracle on 34th Street (1994): Family / Fantasy

Christmas Version: An old man who fits the Santa Claus profile becomes a symbol for a company, a family, and a nation alike. Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, and Mara Wilson give a great performance in a film for the whole family. Legendary John Hughes behind the production and director Les Mayfield remake theContinue reading “Miracle on 34th Street (1994): Family / Fantasy”